Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 is currently in the constellation of Scorpius. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 is 16h 32m 00s and the Declination is -30° 23’ 07” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 is 26.60 (JPL).
- 2020 YO3 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Right now it is placed in the South-South-West direction at an altitude of 5° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2020 YO3 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 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 YO3?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 from Earth is currently 123,486,381 kilometers, equivalent to 0.825455 Astronomical Units. Light takes 6 minutes and 51.9062 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 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 YO3 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 to Earth happens on Sat Dec 23 2023 at a distance of 0.009117 Astronomical Units, or 1,363,898 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3, 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 YO3 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.77428632 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Nov-12 22:40:34
|Argument of perihelion||peri||296.04424053158°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||91.172587267228°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 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 YO3 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2020 YO3 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 YO3 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Sep 17||16h 19m 17s||-29° 00’ 05”||26.70||Scorpius|
|2023 Sep 18||16h 20m 48s||-29° 10’ 32”||26.69||Scorpius|
|2023 Sep 19||16h 22m 19s||-29° 21’ 03”||26.68||Scorpius|
|2023 Sep 20||16h 23m 56s||-29° 31’ 40”||26.66||Scorpius|
|2023 Sep 21||16h 25m 32s||-29° 42’ 20”||26.65||Scorpius|
|2023 Sep 22||16h 27m 12s||-29° 53’ 06”||26.64||Scorpius|
|2023 Sep 23||16h 28m 55s||-30° 03’ 54”||26.63||Scorpius|
|2023 Sep 24||16h 30m 39s||-30° 14’ 45”||26.61||Scorpius|
|2023 Sep 25||16h 32m 26s||-30° 25’ 41”||26.60||Scorpius|
|2023 Sep 26||16h 34m 15s||-30° 36’ 39”||26.59||Scorpius|
|2023 Sep 27||16h 36m 07s||-30° 47’ 40”||26.57||Scorpius|
|2023 Sep 28||16h 38m 00s||-30° 58’ 45”||26.56||Scorpius|
|2023 Sep 29||16h 39m 56s||-31° 09’ 51”||26.55||Scorpius|
|2023 Sep 30||16h 41m 54s||-31° 21’ 01”||26.53||Scorpius|