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Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56

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Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 Position

Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 is currently in the constellation of Scutum. The current Right Ascension is 18h 51m 31s and the Declination is -09° 13’ 00”.

18h 51m 31s
-09° 13’ 00”

Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see fuillscreen Online Planetarium)

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 in Scutum on June, 18 2019
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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 Distance

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 from Earth is currently 20,910,848 kilometers, equivalent to 0.139780 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 minutes and 9.7511 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 and arrive to us.

1 minutes and 9.7511 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 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.

Distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

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 NO56 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 to Earth happens on Thu Jul 7 2016 at a distance of 0.00496685 Astronomical Units, or 743,030 kilometers:

Thu Jul 7 2016

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 is 22.64.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56, 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.

Predicted magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 rise and set times

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.2°
Max altitude: 29.3°
Azimuth: 260.8°
Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 touches the horizon, consideting the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmoshpere conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.

Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 at epoch 06 July 2016 00:00 UTC (JD: 2457576.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.41103942
Orbit inclination i 6.12123826°
Perihelion distance q 0.77529535 AU
115,982,534 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.85746269 AU
277,872,463 km
Semi-major axis a 1.31637902 AU
196,927,499 km
Orbital period period 1.5100 years
551.6579 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2016-Sep-01 08:40:45
2,457,632.8616 JD
Next perihelion transit 2018-Mar-07 00:28
2,458,184.5196 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 260.61677942823°
Longitude of the ascending node node 104.10245949491°
Mean anomaly M 323.21961415955°
Mean motion n 0.65257833°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 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!

Orbit Diagram of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56
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Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 NO56 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 NO56 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 Jun 11 18h 45m 47s -09° 30’ 38” 23.55 Scutum
2019 Jun 12 18h 46m 31s -09° 27’ 24” 23.43 Scutum
2019 Jun 13 18h 47m 15s -09° 24’ 23” 23.32 Scutum
2019 Jun 14 18h 48m 00s -09° 21’ 35” 23.19 Scutum
2019 Jun 15 18h 48m 47s -09° 19’ 04” 23.07 Scutum
2019 Jun 16 18h 49m 36s -09° 16’ 49” 22.94 Scutum
2019 Jun 17 18h 50m 26s -09° 14’ 52” 22.81 Scutum
2019 Jun 18 18h 51m 21s -09° 13’ 14” 22.67 Scutum
2019 Jun 19 18h 52m 19s -09° 11’ 58” 22.52 Scutum
2019 Jun 20 18h 53m 22s -09° 11’ 08” 22.37 Scutum
2019 Jun 21 18h 54m 30s -09° 10’ 45” 22.22 Scutum
2019 Jun 22 18h 55m 46s -09° 10’ 54” 22.05 Scutum
2019 Jun 23 18h 57m 11s -09° 11’ 38” 21.88 Scutum
2019 Jun 24 18h 58m 45s -09° 13’ 04” 21.70 Scutum