Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 is currently in the constellation of Capricornus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 is 21h 47m 16s and the Declination is -13° 23’ 55” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 is 31.91 (JPL).
Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
- 2015 VO142 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- Given its current magnitude, 2015 VO142 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 finder charts showing where the object is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars. The first finder chart has a field of view of 50 degrees, while the second one has a field of view of 10 degrees. Click on each finder chart to access a full screen interactive Online Planetarium.
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 from Earth is currently 251,745,354 kilometers, equivalent to 1.682814 Astronomical Units. Light takes 13 minutes and 59.7321 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 from Earth as a function of time. In the chart the distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with an interval of 1 day.
The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth.
Closest Approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 to Earth happens on Tue Mar 17 2026 at a distance of 0.006977 Astronomical Units, or 1,043,801 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 Brightness
The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 is 31.91.
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142, according to the most recent ephemerides data. Magnitude data is sampled with a 2 days interval and there might be inaccuracies for objects changing brightness very rapidly during the course of a few days. For comets there could be large discrepancies between the observed and predicted brightness because of their highly dynamic behaviour.
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 Orbital Elements
The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 at epoch 20 January 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Perihelion distance||q||0.93932775 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2021-Aug-07 20:59:40
|Next perihelion transit||2022-Sep-18 18:59
|Argument of perihelion||peri||20.449167866114°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||95.2843208498°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 and the planets along their orbits in this diagram accurately represents the current configuration of the objects in the Solar System. This is an experimental feature and it requires a WebGL enabled browser. Please provide us feedback!
View Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 in the 3D Solar System Simulator
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2015 VO142 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Mar 24||21h 24m 48s||-15° 13’ 37”||31.91||Capricornus|
|2023 Mar 25||21h 28m 03s||-14° 58’ 27”||31.91||Capricornus|
|2023 Mar 26||21h 31m 15s||-14° 43’ 05”||31.91||Capricornus|
|2023 Mar 27||21h 34m 28s||-14° 27’ 36”||31.91||Capricornus|
|2023 Mar 28||21h 37m 41s||-14° 11’ 56”||31.91||Capricornus|
|2023 Mar 29||21h 40m 53s||-13° 56’ 07”||31.91||Capricornus|
|2023 Mar 30||21h 44m 03s||-13° 40’ 08”||31.91||Capricornus|
|2023 Mar 31||21h 47m 15s||-13° 24’ 00”||31.91||Capricornus|
|2023 Apr 01||21h 50m 25s||-13° 07’ 44”||31.91||Capricornus|
|2023 Apr 02||21h 53m 35s||-12° 51’ 19”||31.91||Capricornus|
|2023 Apr 03||21h 56m 44s||-12° 34’ 45”||31.91||Capricornus|
|2023 Apr 04||21h 59m 53s||-12° 18’ 02”||31.91||Aquarius|
|2023 Apr 05||22h 03m 02s||-12° 01’ 11”||31.91||Aquarius|
|2023 Apr 06||22h 06m 11s||-11° 44’ 13”||31.91||Aquarius|