Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7 is 20h 28m 09s and the Declination is -14° 53’ 06” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7 is 26.95 (JPL).
- 2018 VB7 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Given its current magnitude, 2018 VB7 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7 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) 2018 VB7 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7 from Earth is currently 130,067,480 kilometers, equivalent to 0.869447 Astronomical Units. Light takes 7 minutes and 13.8584 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7 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) 2018 VB7 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7 to Earth happens on Sun Oct 31 2032 at a distance of 0.008625 Astronomical Units, or 1,290,222 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7, 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) 2018 VB7 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.58588713 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Sep-20 14:16:38
|Next perihelion transit||2024-Jun-15 21:15
|Argument of perihelion||peri||26.856487440799°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||221.22748841783°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7 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) 2018 VB7 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VB7 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Nov 24||19h 48m 08s||-16° 06’ 19”||26.91||Sagittarius|
|2023 Nov 25||19h 53m 52s||-15° 57’ 23”||26.92||Sagittarius|
|2023 Nov 26||19h 59m 31s||-15° 48’ 00”||26.92||Sagittarius|
|2023 Nov 27||20h 05m 09s||-15° 38’ 11”||26.93||Sagittarius|
|2023 Nov 28||20h 10m 45s||-15° 27’ 56”||26.93||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 29||20h 16m 18s||-15° 17’ 17”||26.94||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 30||20h 21m 50s||-15° 06’ 15”||26.94||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 01||20h 27m 17s||-14° 54’ 51”||26.95||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 02||20h 32m 43s||-14° 43’ 05”||26.95||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 03||20h 38m 06s||-14° 30’ 57”||26.96||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 04||20h 43m 26s||-14° 18’ 30”||26.96||Aquarius|
|2023 Dec 05||20h 48m 43s||-14° 05’ 44”||26.97||Aquarius|
|2023 Dec 06||20h 53m 57s||-13° 52’ 41”||26.98||Aquarius|
|2023 Dec 07||20h 59m 09s||-13° 39’ 19”||26.98||Aquarius|