Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1
Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 is currently in the constellation of Libra. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 is 14h 28m 40s and the Declination is -22° 58’ 39” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 is 31.65 (JPL).
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Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 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 VP1 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 from Earth is currently 63,741,311 kilometers, equivalent to 0.426084 Astronomical Units. Light takes 3 minutes and 32.6181 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 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 VP1 to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 to Earth happens on Sat Nov 3 2018 at a distance of 0.00166423 Astronomical Units, or 248,965 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1, 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 VP1 rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 touches the horizon, considering the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmospheric conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.
Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.90513266 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2020-Sep-28 08:06:02
|Argument of perihelion||peri||315.12421740887°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||39.815589371536°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 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 VP1 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2018 VP1 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 VP1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2020 Jul 30||14h 23m 08s||-22° 14’ 50”||31.63||Libra|
|2020 Jul 31||14h 23m 43s||-22° 20’ 00”||31.63||Libra|
|2020 Aug 01||14h 24m 21s||-22° 25’ 23”||31.64||Libra|
|2020 Aug 02||14h 25m 03s||-22° 31’ 00”||31.64||Libra|
|2020 Aug 03||14h 25m 46s||-22° 36’ 47”||31.64||Libra|
|2020 Aug 04||14h 26m 34s||-22° 42’ 46”||31.64||Libra|
|2020 Aug 05||14h 27m 23s||-22° 48’ 56”||31.65||Libra|
|2020 Aug 06||14h 28m 14s||-22° 55’ 18”||31.65||Libra|
|2020 Aug 07||14h 29m 07s||-23° 01’ 51”||31.65||Libra|
|2020 Aug 08||14h 30m 02s||-23° 08’ 35”||31.65||Libra|
|2020 Aug 09||14h 31m 00s||-23° 15’ 28”||31.65||Libra|
|2020 Aug 10||14h 32m 02s||-23° 22’ 31”||31.65||Libra|
|2020 Aug 11||14h 33m 03s||-23° 29’ 43”||31.65||Libra|
|2020 Aug 12||14h 34m 09s||-23° 37’ 04”||31.65||Libra|