Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1
Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 is a Near Earth Object. If you've heard news about a potential impact of this asteroid with the Earth, please check out Will Asteroid Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 Impact Earth?.
Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 is currently in the constellation of Sextans. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 is 10h 29m 18s and the Declination is +04° 09’ 57” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 is 24.58 (JPL).
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Additional information about Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 available on TheSkyLive:
Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 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) 2016 DV1 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 from Earth is currently 61,075,500 kilometers, equivalent to 0.408265 Astronomical Units. Light takes 3 minutes and 23.7259 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 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) 2016 DV1 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 to Earth happens on Tue Mar 2 2021 at a distance of 0.009903 Astronomical Units, or 1,481,414 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1, 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) 2016 DV1 rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 touches the horizon, considering the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmospheric conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.
Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.68099027 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2021-Apr-18 05:48:45
|Argument of perihelion||peri||80.060400865556°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||161.69483964716°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 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) 2016 DV1 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2016 DV1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2021 Jan 19||10h 24m 32s||+04° 50’ 48”||25.26||Sextans|
|2021 Jan 20||10h 25m 13s||+04° 45’ 10”||25.18||Sextans|
|2021 Jan 21||10h 25m 51s||+04° 39’ 37”||25.09||Sextans|
|2021 Jan 22||10h 26m 30s||+04° 34’ 09”||25.00||Sextans|
|2021 Jan 23||10h 27m 09s||+04° 28’ 45”||24.91||Sextans|
|2021 Jan 24||10h 27m 47s||+04° 23’ 25”||24.82||Sextans|
|2021 Jan 25||10h 28m 23s||+04° 18’ 10”||24.73||Sextans|
|2021 Jan 26||10h 28m 59s||+04° 12’ 59”||24.63||Sextans|
|2021 Jan 27||10h 29m 35s||+04° 07’ 51”||24.53||Sextans|
|2021 Jan 28||10h 30m 11s||+04° 02’ 48”||24.43||Sextans|
|2021 Jan 29||10h 30m 47s||+03° 57’ 50”||24.33||Sextans|
|2021 Jan 30||10h 31m 21s||+03° 52’ 54”||24.22||Sextans|
|2021 Jan 31||10h 31m 55s||+03° 48’ 03”||24.12||Sextans|
|2021 Feb 01||10h 32m 30s||+03° 43’ 15”||24.01||Sextans|