Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7 is 20h 19m 15s and the Declination is -13° 33’ 52” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7 is 21.51 (JPL).
- 2021 PC7 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Right now it is placed in the South-South-East direction at an altitude of 20° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2021 PC7 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7 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) 2021 PC7 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7 from Earth is currently 159,710,836 kilometers, equivalent to 1.067601 Astronomical Units. Light takes 8 minutes and 52.7380 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7 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 PC7 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7 to Earth happens on Fri Sep 16 2033 at a distance of 0.010780 Astronomical Units, or 1,612,646 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7, 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 PC7 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.56998356 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-May-18 19:20:46
|Next perihelion transit||2024-Feb-18 23:50
|Argument of perihelion||peri||145.38846830749°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||352.97128032684°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7 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 PC7 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 PC7 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 PC7 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Nov 24||20h 02m 00s||-17° 57’ 32”||21.55||Sagittarius|
|2023 Nov 25||20h 04m 22s||-17° 22’ 32”||21.55||Sagittarius|
|2023 Nov 26||20h 06m 42s||-16° 47’ 34”||21.54||Sagittarius|
|2023 Nov 27||20h 09m 01s||-16° 12’ 38”||21.54||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 28||20h 11m 17s||-15° 37’ 46”||21.53||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 29||20h 13m 33s||-15° 02’ 57”||21.53||Capricornus|
|2023 Nov 30||20h 15m 47s||-14° 28’ 09”||21.52||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 01||20h 18m 01s||-13° 53’ 26”||21.52||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 02||20h 20m 12s||-13° 18’ 42”||21.51||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 03||20h 22m 23s||-12° 44’ 03”||21.51||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 04||20h 24m 33s||-12° 09’ 24”||21.50||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 05||20h 26m 40s||-11° 34’ 49”||21.49||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 06||20h 28m 48s||-11° 00’ 15”||21.49||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 07||20h 30m 54s||-10° 25’ 44”||21.48||Capricornus|