Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20 is 10h 46m 27s and the Declination is +08° 00’ 23” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20 is 30.25 (JPL).
- 2017 SA20 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Given its current magnitude, 2017 SA20 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20 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) 2017 SA20 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20 from Earth is currently 120,879,115 kilometers, equivalent to 0.808027 Astronomical Units. Light takes 6 minutes and 43.2093 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20 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) 2017 SA20 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20 to Earth happens on Fri Apr 19 2024 at a distance of 0.009788 Astronomical Units, or 1,464,211 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20, 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) 2017 SA20 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.88901635 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Apr-26 20:06:17
|Next perihelion transit||2024-Jun-21 06:42
|Argument of perihelion||peri||248.84917431281°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||35.089423077934°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20 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) 2017 SA20 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2017 SA20 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Nov 28||10h 29m 03s||+09° 42’ 42”||30.41||Leo|
|2023 Nov 29||10h 31m 17s||+09° 29’ 53”||30.39||Leo|
|2023 Nov 30||10h 33m 29s||+09° 17’ 02”||30.37||Leo|
|2023 Dec 01||10h 35m 42s||+09° 04’ 09”||30.35||Leo|
|2023 Dec 02||10h 37m 54s||+08° 51’ 16”||30.33||Leo|
|2023 Dec 03||10h 40m 05s||+08° 38’ 24”||30.31||Leo|
|2023 Dec 04||10h 42m 15s||+08° 25’ 30”||30.29||Leo|
|2023 Dec 05||10h 44m 26s||+08° 12’ 34”||30.27||Leo|
|2023 Dec 06||10h 46m 36s||+07° 59’ 39”||30.25||Leo|
|2023 Dec 07||10h 48m 44s||+07° 46’ 45”||30.22||Leo|
|2023 Dec 08||10h 50m 53s||+07° 33’ 51”||30.20||Leo|
|2023 Dec 09||10h 53m 02s||+07° 20’ 56”||30.18||Leo|
|2023 Dec 10||10h 55m 09s||+07° 08’ 02”||30.16||Leo|
|2023 Dec 11||10h 57m 16s||+06° 55’ 08”||30.13||Leo|