Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2
Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 is currently in the constellation of Capricornus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 is 21h 39m 53s and the Declination is -13° 52’ 03” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 is 30.88 (JPL).
Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
- 2021 EO2 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- Right now it is placed in the South-South-East direction at an altitude of 21° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2021 EO2 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 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.
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 from Earth is currently 243,667,511 kilometers, equivalent to 1.628817 Astronomical Units. Light takes 13 minutes and 32.7873 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 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 EO2 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 to Earth happens on Fri May 19 2028 at a distance of 0.002504 Astronomical Units, or 374,555 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 Brightness
The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 is 30.88.
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2, 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 EO2 Orbital Elements
The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 at epoch 08 August 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459800.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Perihelion distance||q||0.97362081 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Jan-12 16:25:01
|Next perihelion transit||2024-Oct-15 08:51
|Argument of perihelion||peri||356.17302559606°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||209.69873134791°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 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!
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Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 EO2 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 EO2 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Mar 25||21h 17m 53s||-15° 37’ 59”||30.80||Capricornus|
|2023 Mar 26||21h 20m 58s||-15° 23’ 41”||30.82||Capricornus|
|2023 Mar 27||21h 24m 02s||-15° 09’ 17”||30.83||Capricornus|
|2023 Mar 28||21h 27m 05s||-14° 54’ 51”||30.84||Capricornus|
|2023 Mar 29||21h 30m 06s||-14° 40’ 19”||30.85||Capricornus|
|2023 Mar 30||21h 33m 06s||-14° 25’ 45”||30.86||Capricornus|
|2023 Mar 31||21h 36m 03s||-14° 11’ 08”||30.87||Capricornus|
|2023 Apr 01||21h 38m 59s||-13° 56’ 26”||30.88||Capricornus|
|2023 Apr 02||21h 41m 54s||-13° 41’ 44”||30.89||Capricornus|
|2023 Apr 03||21h 44m 48s||-13° 26’ 57”||30.90||Capricornus|
|2023 Apr 04||21h 47m 42s||-13° 12’ 11”||30.91||Capricornus|
|2023 Apr 05||21h 50m 33s||-12° 57’ 20”||30.92||Capricornus|
|2023 Apr 06||21h 53m 21s||-12° 42’ 29”||30.93||Capricornus|
|2023 Apr 07||21h 56m 11s||-12° 27’ 37”||30.94||Capricornus|