Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD is 10h 34m 34s and the Declination is +10° 20’ 48” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD is 30.82 (JPL).
- 2020 FD is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Given its current magnitude, 2020 FD is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD 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 FD Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD from Earth is currently 194,054,821 kilometers, equivalent to 1.297176 Astronomical Units. Light takes 10 minutes and 47.2972 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD 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 FD to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD to Earth happens on Mon Mar 18 2024 at a distance of 0.011615 Astronomical Units, or 1,737,599 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD, 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 FD Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.62268387 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Jan-14 06:38:49
|Next perihelion transit||2024-May-15 12:03
|Argument of perihelion||peri||278.0308141349°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||358.07842563177°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD 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 FD 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 FD 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 FD in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Nov 24||10h 22m 19s||+11° 28’ 36”||31.02||Leo|
|2023 Nov 25||10h 23m 56s||+11° 19’ 54”||30.99||Leo|
|2023 Nov 26||10h 25m 31s||+11° 11’ 13”||30.97||Leo|
|2023 Nov 27||10h 27m 05s||+11° 02’ 31”||30.94||Leo|
|2023 Nov 28||10h 28m 38s||+10° 53’ 52”||30.92||Leo|
|2023 Nov 29||10h 30m 12s||+10° 45’ 11”||30.89||Leo|
|2023 Nov 30||10h 31m 45s||+10° 36’ 33”||30.87||Leo|
|2023 Dec 01||10h 33m 19s||+10° 27’ 53”||30.84||Leo|
|2023 Dec 02||10h 34m 51s||+10° 19’ 17”||30.82||Leo|
|2023 Dec 03||10h 36m 24s||+10° 10’ 40”||30.79||Leo|
|2023 Dec 04||10h 37m 54s||+10° 02’ 04”||30.76||Leo|
|2023 Dec 05||10h 39m 25s||+09° 53’ 30”||30.73||Leo|
|2023 Dec 06||10h 40m 56s||+09° 44’ 57”||30.70||Leo|
|2023 Dec 07||10h 42m 26s||+09° 36’ 25”||30.67||Leo|