Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10 is 17h 40m 13s and the Declination is -13° 05’ 56” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10 is 26.49 (JPL).
- 2021 VW10 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Right now it is placed in the West-South-West direction at an altitude of 8° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2021 VW10 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10 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 VW10 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10 from Earth is currently 346,929,504 kilometers, equivalent to 2.319080 Astronomical Units. Light takes 19 minutes and 17.2323 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10 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 VW10 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10 to Earth happens on Mon May 8 2028 at a distance of 0.010673 Astronomical Units, or 1,596,681 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10, 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 VW10 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.79561988 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Aug-21 21:43:39
|Next perihelion transit||2025-Feb-28 06:29
|Argument of perihelion||peri||287.01152142046°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||227.43820213748°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10 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 VW10 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2021 VW10 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 VW10 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Dec 04||17h 16m 05s||-13° 42’ 52”||26.39||Ophiucus|
|2023 Dec 05||17h 19m 17s||-13° 38’ 38”||26.41||Serpens|
|2023 Dec 06||17h 22m 27s||-13° 34’ 12”||26.42||Serpens|
|2023 Dec 07||17h 25m 37s||-13° 29’ 35”||26.43||Serpens|
|2023 Dec 08||17h 28m 46s||-13° 24’ 50”||26.44||Serpens|
|2023 Dec 09||17h 31m 54s||-13° 19’ 54”||26.46||Serpens|
|2023 Dec 10||17h 35m 03s||-13° 14’ 48”||26.47||Serpens|
|2023 Dec 11||17h 38m 08s||-13° 09’ 32”||26.48||Serpens|
|2023 Dec 12||17h 41m 13s||-13° 04’ 06”||26.49||Serpens|
|2023 Dec 13||17h 44m 17s||-12° 58’ 32”||26.50||Serpens|
|2023 Dec 14||17h 47m 21s||-12° 52’ 48”||26.52||Serpens|
|2023 Dec 15||17h 50m 23s||-12° 46’ 54”||26.53||Serpens|
|2023 Dec 16||17h 53m 26s||-12° 40’ 51”||26.54||Serpens|
|2023 Dec 17||17h 56m 26s||-12° 34’ 40”||26.55||Serpens|