Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 is a Near Earth Object. If you've heard news about a potential impact of this asteroid with the Earth, please check out Will Asteroid Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 Impact Earth?.
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 is currently in the constellation of Ophiucus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 is 17h 40m 28s and the Declination is -18° 31’ 23” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 is 29.61 (JPL).
Summary of key facts about Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 [tip: you can also create a Quick Access page for this data if you access it frequently and would like to have a simpler view]:
- 2020 YB1 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- It is visible looking in the South-South-East direction at an altitude of 17° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2020 YB1 is visible only through long exposure photography.
- See also 2020 YB1 rise and set times.
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Additional information about Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 available on TheSkyLive:
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.
Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 from Earth is currently 181,271,640 kilometers, equivalent to 1.211726 Astronomical Units. Light takes 10 minutes and 4.6571 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
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 rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YB1 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) 2020 YB1 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.73196888 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Jun-03 18:13:32
|Next perihelion transit||2023-Sep-16 15:13
|Argument of perihelion||peri||264.80842039838°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||273.65547407226°|
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.
|2022 Sep 26||17h 13m 57s||-18° 27’ 15”||29.46||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 27||17h 17m 30s||-18° 28’ 33”||29.48||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 28||17h 21m 02s||-18° 29’ 36”||29.50||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 29||17h 24m 33s||-18° 30’ 27”||29.52||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 30||17h 28m 03s||-18° 31’ 01”||29.54||Ophiucus|
|2022 Oct 01||17h 31m 29s||-18° 31’ 23”||29.56||Ophiucus|
|2022 Oct 02||17h 34m 55s||-18° 31’ 32”||29.58||Ophiucus|
|2022 Oct 03||17h 38m 20s||-18° 31’ 27”||29.60||Ophiucus|
|2022 Oct 04||17h 41m 42s||-18° 31’ 09”||29.62||Ophiucus|
|2022 Oct 05||17h 45m 02s||-18° 30’ 38”||29.64||Sagittarius|
|2022 Oct 06||17h 48m 21s||-18° 29’ 54”||29.66||Sagittarius|
|2022 Oct 07||17h 51m 38s||-18° 28’ 59”||29.68||Sagittarius|
|2022 Oct 08||17h 54m 55s||-18° 27’ 52”||29.70||Sagittarius|
|2022 Oct 09||17h 58m 09s||-18° 26’ 34”||29.72||Sagittarius|