Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 is currently in the constellation of Aquarius. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 is 23h 33m 43s and the Declination is -05° 26’ 36” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 is 30.78 (JPL).
Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
- 2015 XH55 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- Given its current magnitude, 2015 XH55 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 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 XH55?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 from Earth is currently 267,333,788 kilometers, equivalent to 1.787016 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14 minutes and 51.7295 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 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 XH55 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 to Earth happens on Thu Nov 28 2030 at a distance of 0.007072 Astronomical Units, or 1,058,018 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 Brightness
The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 is 30.78.
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55, 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 XH55 Orbital Elements
The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 at epoch 24 February 2023 00:00 UTC (JD: 2460000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Perihelion distance||q||0.82518342 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Mar-22 14:32:36
|Next perihelion transit||2024-Apr-16 21:50
|Argument of perihelion||peri||268.65574640926°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||70.702599902763°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 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 XH55 in the 3D Solar System Simulator
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XH55 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 XH55 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Mar 15||22h 58m 15s||-09° 08’ 12”||30.84||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 16||23h 02m 47s||-08° 40’ 53”||30.83||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 17||23h 07m 17s||-08° 13’ 21”||30.83||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 18||23h 11m 45s||-07° 45’ 37”||30.82||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 19||23h 16m 14s||-07° 17’ 41”||30.81||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 20||23h 20m 43s||-06° 49’ 36”||30.80||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 21||23h 25m 10s||-06° 21’ 21”||30.79||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 22||23h 29m 36s||-05° 52’ 59”||30.79||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 23||23h 34m 02s||-05° 24’ 29”||30.78||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 24||23h 38m 29s||-04° 55’ 51”||30.77||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 25||23h 42m 52s||-04° 27’ 08”||30.77||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 26||23h 47m 17s||-03° 58’ 21”||30.76||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 27||23h 51m 41s||-03° 29’ 29”||30.75||Aquarius|
|2023 Mar 28||23h 56m 03s||-03° 00’ 33”||30.75||Pisces|