Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB
Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB is currently in the constellation of Leo. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB is 09h 51m 29s and the Declination is +13° 33’ 16” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB is 30.49 (JPL).
- 2021 BB is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Right now it is placed in the South-South-West direction at an altitude of 49° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2021 BB is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB 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) 2021 BB?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB from Earth is currently 243,881,771 kilometers, equivalent to 1.630249 Astronomical Units. Light takes 13 minutes and 33.5020 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB 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) 2021 BB to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB to Earth happens on Mon Jan 14 2030 at a distance of 0.012004 Astronomical Units, or 1,795,775 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB, 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) 2021 BB Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.82129484 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Jun-14 00:39:57
|Next perihelion transit||2024-May-07 18:43
|Argument of perihelion||peri||50.534056888178°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||296.50964901347°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB 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) 2021 BB 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2021 BB in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Sep 16||09h 24m 59s||+16° 23’ 13”||30.46||Leo|
|2023 Sep 17||09h 28m 36s||+16° 01’ 02”||30.46||Leo|
|2023 Sep 18||09h 32m 11s||+15° 38’ 39”||30.47||Leo|
|2023 Sep 19||09h 35m 45s||+15° 16’ 05”||30.47||Leo|
|2023 Sep 20||09h 39m 19s||+14° 53’ 21”||30.48||Leo|
|2023 Sep 21||09h 42m 51s||+14° 30’ 24”||30.48||Leo|
|2023 Sep 22||09h 46m 23s||+14° 07’ 18”||30.49||Leo|
|2023 Sep 23||09h 49m 54s||+13° 44’ 03”||30.49||Leo|
|2023 Sep 24||09h 53m 22s||+13° 20’ 38”||30.50||Leo|
|2023 Sep 25||09h 56m 52s||+12° 57’ 03”||30.50||Leo|
|2023 Sep 26||10h 00m 20s||+12° 33’ 20”||30.50||Leo|
|2023 Sep 27||10h 03m 47s||+12° 09’ 29”||30.51||Leo|
|2023 Sep 28||10h 07m 13s||+11° 45’ 28”||30.51||Leo|
|2023 Sep 29||10h 10m 37s||+11° 21’ 20”||30.52||Leo|