Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 is 18h 16m 43s and the Declination is -22° 25’ 00” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 is 29.48 (JPL).
- 2020 YB1 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Given its current magnitude, 2020 YB1 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 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 YB1 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 from Earth is currently 309,451,711 kilometers, equivalent to 2.068557 Astronomical Units. Light takes 17 minutes and 12.2198 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 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 YB1 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 to Earth happens on Mon Dec 24 2029 at a distance of 0.005251 Astronomical Units, or 785,545 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1, 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 YB1 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.73213820 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Sep-16 16:26:02
|Next perihelion transit||2024-Dec-29 14:41
|Argument of perihelion||peri||264.83931758433°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||273.63907291605°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 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 YB1 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 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 YB1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Dec 03||17h 47m 21s||-22° 49’ 53”||29.38||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 04||17h 51m 25s||-22° 47’ 36”||29.40||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 05||17h 55m 31s||-22° 44’ 58”||29.41||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 06||17h 59m 32s||-22° 41’ 57”||29.43||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 07||18h 03m 33s||-22° 38’ 36”||29.44||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 08||18h 07m 32s||-22° 34’ 54”||29.45||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 09||18h 11m 30s||-22° 30’ 50”||29.47||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 10||18h 15m 27s||-22° 26’ 26”||29.48||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 11||18h 19m 21s||-22° 21’ 43”||29.49||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 12||18h 23m 12s||-22° 16’ 41”||29.51||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 13||18h 27m 03s||-22° 11’ 20”||29.52||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 14||18h 30m 54s||-22° 05’ 40”||29.53||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 15||18h 34m 41s||-21° 59’ 44”||29.54||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 16||18h 38m 26s||-21° 53’ 29”||29.56||Sagittarius|