Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 is 07h 44m 01s and the Declination is +18° 11’ 21” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 is 23.32 (JPL).
- 2016 VO1 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- 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.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VO1 from Earth is currently 70,221,773 kilometers, equivalent to 0.469404 Astronomical Units. Light takes 3 minutes and 54.2346 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 and Light Curve
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
|Perihelion distance||q||0.56135241 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-May-28 17:12:31
|Next perihelion transit||2024-May-18 11:20
|Argument of perihelion||peri||131.95199360416°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||129.74129871507°|
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!
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 Dec 04||07h 55m 00s||+17° 48’ 51”||23.74||Gemini|
|2023 Dec 05||07h 53m 53s||+17° 51’ 02”||23.68||Gemini|
|2023 Dec 06||07h 52m 40s||+17° 53’ 27”||23.63||Gemini|
|2023 Dec 07||07h 51m 20s||+17° 56’ 09”||23.58||Gemini|
|2023 Dec 08||07h 49m 54s||+17° 59’ 08”||23.52||Gemini|
|2023 Dec 09||07h 48m 21s||+18° 02’ 21”||23.46||Gemini|
|2023 Dec 10||07h 46m 44s||+18° 05’ 52”||23.41||Gemini|
|2023 Dec 11||07h 44m 58s||+18° 09’ 37”||23.35||Gemini|
|2023 Dec 12||07h 43m 06s||+18° 13’ 38”||23.29||Gemini|
|2023 Dec 13||07h 41m 08s||+18° 17’ 56”||23.23||Gemini|
|2023 Dec 14||07h 39m 02s||+18° 22’ 27”||23.16||Gemini|
|2023 Dec 15||07h 36m 51s||+18° 27’ 12”||23.10||Gemini|
|2023 Dec 16||07h 34m 31s||+18° 32’ 12”||23.04||Gemini|
|2023 Dec 17||07h 32m 04s||+18° 37’ 26”||22.97||Gemini|