Asteroid 2016 HO3
Asteroid 2016 HO3 is currently in the constellation of Bootes. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid 2016 HO3 is 14h 13m 14s and the Declination is +26° 45’ 03” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid 2016 HO3 is 23.43 (JPL).
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Asteroid 2016 HO3 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid 2016 HO3 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.
Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Asteroid 2016 HO3 is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.
Also check out Where is Asteroid 2016 HO3?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid 2016 HO3 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid 2016 HO3 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid 2016 HO3 from Earth is currently 32,064,190 kilometers, equivalent to 0.214336 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 minutes and 46.9546 seconds to travel from Asteroid 2016 HO3 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 2016 HO3 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. The value of the distance of 2016 HO3 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Asteroid 2016 HO3 to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100, the closest approach of Asteroid 2016 HO3 to Earth happens on Sat Nov 9 2030 at a distance of 0.107288 Astronomical Units, or 16,050,041 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Asteroid 2016 HO3 brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 2016 HO3, 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 2016 HO3 rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid 2016 HO3 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 2016 HO3 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.89781819 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2020-Oct-03 17:57:37
|Next perihelion transit||2021-Oct-04 16:32
|Argument of perihelion||peri||306.18783870176°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||66.155712093306°|
Visualization of Asteroid 2016 HO3 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 2016 HO3 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 2016 HO3 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 2016 HO3 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 2016 HO3 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 2016 HO3 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2021 Jan 16||13h 57m 11s||+24° 33’ 28”||23.53||Bootes|
|2021 Jan 17||13h 59m 22s||+24° 50’ 04”||23.52||Bootes|
|2021 Jan 18||14h 01m 32s||+25° 06’ 50”||23.51||Bootes|
|2021 Jan 19||14h 03m 41s||+25° 23’ 44”||23.50||Bootes|
|2021 Jan 20||14h 05m 47s||+25° 40’ 46”||23.48||Bootes|
|2021 Jan 21||14h 07m 50s||+25° 58’ 00”||23.47||Bootes|
|2021 Jan 22||14h 09m 51s||+26° 15’ 24”||23.46||Bootes|
|2021 Jan 23||14h 11m 50s||+26° 32’ 57”||23.44||Bootes|
|2021 Jan 24||14h 13m 48s||+26° 50’ 43”||23.43||Bootes|
|2021 Jan 25||14h 15m 42s||+27° 08’ 39”||23.41||Bootes|
|2021 Jan 26||14h 17m 35s||+27° 26’ 47”||23.40||Bootes|
|2021 Jan 27||14h 19m 24s||+27° 45’ 06”||23.38||Bootes|
|2021 Jan 28||14h 21m 12s||+28° 03’ 38”||23.37||Bootes|
|2021 Jan 29||14h 22m 58s||+28° 22’ 23”||23.35||Bootes|