Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 is 18h 36m 03s and the Declination is -22° 59’ 02” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 is 26.92 (JPL).
- 2015 XX168 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Given its current magnitude, 2015 XX168 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 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.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 from Earth is currently 224,852,082 kilometers, equivalent to 1.503043 Astronomical Units. Light takes 12 minutes and 30.0258 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 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 XX168 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 to Earth happens on Thu Dec 18 2025 at a distance of 0.012059 Astronomical Units, or 1,804,028 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168, 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 XX168 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.48186811 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Feb-01 12:35:38
|Next perihelion transit||2023-Nov-09 08:51
|Argument of perihelion||peri||299.90640156103°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||282.10299214911°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 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!
Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2015 XX168 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 XX168 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Dec 03||17h 43m 10s||-23° 18’ 25”||26.57||Ophiucus|
|2023 Dec 04||17h 50m 08s||-23° 19’ 41”||26.62||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 05||17h 57m 03s||-23° 19’ 45”||26.66||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 06||18h 03m 55s||-23° 18’ 45”||26.71||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 07||18h 10m 41s||-23° 16’ 37”||26.76||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 08||18h 17m 25s||-23° 13’ 27”||26.80||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 09||18h 24m 03s||-23° 09’ 14”||26.85||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 10||18h 30m 38s||-23° 04’ 02”||26.89||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 11||18h 37m 09s||-22° 57’ 52”||26.93||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 12||18h 43m 35s||-22° 50’ 48”||26.98||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 13||18h 49m 56s||-22° 42’ 51”||27.02||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 14||18h 56m 13s||-22° 34’ 01”||27.05||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 15||19h 02m 26s||-22° 24’ 23”||27.09||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 16||19h 08m 35s||-22° 13’ 58”||27.13||Sagittarius|