Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW is currently in the constellation of Leo. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW is 10h 41m 54s and the Declination is +08° 16’ 05” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW is 30.99 (JPL).
- 2020 AW is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Given its current magnitude, 2020 AW is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW 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) 2020 AW Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW from Earth is currently 264,937,645 kilometers, equivalent to 1.770999 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14 minutes and 43.7369 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW 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) 2020 AW to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW to Earth happens on Tue Jan 18 2028 at a distance of 0.009357 Astronomical Units, or 1,399,802 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW, 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) 2020 AW Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.61914276 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Apr-05 10:32:03
|Next perihelion transit||2023-Dec-26 19:48
|Argument of perihelion||peri||315.70731121071°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||321.21040573829°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW 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) 2020 AW 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2020 AW in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Sep 18||10h 11m 52s||+11° 11’ 57”||31.06||Leo|
|2023 Sep 19||10h 15m 37s||+10° 50’ 48”||31.05||Leo|
|2023 Sep 20||10h 19m 22s||+10° 29’ 21”||31.04||Leo|
|2023 Sep 21||10h 23m 07s||+10° 07’ 42”||31.04||Leo|
|2023 Sep 22||10h 26m 52s||+09° 45’ 48”||31.03||Leo|
|2023 Sep 23||10h 30m 38s||+09° 23’ 39”||31.02||Leo|
|2023 Sep 24||10h 34m 23s||+09° 01’ 18”||31.01||Leo|
|2023 Sep 25||10h 38m 11s||+08° 38’ 43”||31.00||Leo|
|2023 Sep 26||10h 41m 57s||+08° 15’ 52”||30.99||Leo|
|2023 Sep 27||10h 45m 44s||+07° 52’ 50”||30.99||Leo|
|2023 Sep 28||10h 49m 32s||+07° 29’ 35”||30.98||Leo|
|2023 Sep 29||10h 53m 21s||+07° 06’ 06”||30.97||Leo|
|2023 Sep 30||10h 57m 10s||+06° 42’ 24”||30.96||Leo|
|2023 Oct 01||11h 01m 00s||+06° 18’ 29”||30.95||Leo|