Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1
Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 is currently in the constellation of Taurus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 is 04h 52m 34s and the Declination is +23° 19’ 57” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 is 24.62 (JPL).
Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
- 2016 VO1 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- Right now it is placed in the East-South-East direction at an altitude of 44° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2016 VO1 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 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) 2016 VO1?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 from Earth is currently 94,846,503 kilometers, equivalent to 0.634010 Astronomical Units. Light takes 5 minutes and 16.3739 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 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 VO1 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 to Earth happens on Sun Feb 14 2027 at a distance of 0.009469 Astronomical Units, or 1,416,497 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 Brightness
The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 is 24.62.
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1, 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 VO1 Orbital Elements
The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 at epoch 20 January 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Perihelion distance||q||0.56139795 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Jun-06 23:26:37
|Next perihelion transit||2023-May-28 17:47
|Argument of perihelion||peri||131.96253147°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||129.74630638084°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 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) 2016 VO1 in the 3D Solar System Simulator
Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 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 VO1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Mar 20||04h 43m 10s||+22° 48’ 38”||24.61||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 21||04h 44m 24s||+22° 52’ 53”||24.61||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 22||04h 45m 38s||+22° 57’ 06”||24.61||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 23||04h 46m 53s||+23° 01’ 18”||24.62||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 24||04h 48m 07s||+23° 05’ 30”||24.62||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 25||04h 49m 23s||+23° 09’ 38”||24.62||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 26||04h 50m 38s||+23° 13’ 45”||24.62||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 27||04h 51m 51s||+23° 17’ 49”||24.62||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 28||04h 53m 07s||+23° 21’ 51”||24.62||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 29||04h 54m 20s||+23° 25’ 51”||24.62||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 30||04h 55m 35s||+23° 29’ 48”||24.62||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 31||04h 56m 48s||+23° 33’ 42”||24.62||Taurus|
|2023 Apr 01||04h 58m 00s||+23° 37’ 35”||24.62||Taurus|
|2023 Apr 02||04h 59m 11s||+23° 41’ 22”||24.62||Taurus|