Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 is a Near Earth Object. If you've heard news about a potential impact of this asteroid with the Earth, please check out Will Asteroid Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 Impact Earth?.
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 is currently in the constellation of Ophiucus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 is 17h 04m 04s and the Declination is -22° 42’ 44” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 is 29.53 (JPL).
Summary of key facts about Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 [tip: you can also create a Quick Access page for this data if you access it frequently and would like to have a simpler view]:
- 2022 EA6 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- It is visible looking in the South-South-East direction at an altitude of 14° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2022 EA6 is visible only through long exposure photography.
- See also 2022 EA6 rise and set times.
- Go to interactive sky chart
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Additional information about Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 available on TheSkyLive:
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 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) 2022 EA6?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 from Earth is currently 153,897,326 kilometers, equivalent to 1.028740 Astronomical Units. Light takes 8 minutes and 33.3462 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 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) 2022 EA6 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 to Earth happens on Tue Mar 5 2030 at a distance of 0.009619 Astronomical Units, or 1,439,035 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6, 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) 2022 EA6 rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 touches the horizon, considering the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmospheric conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.89058569 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Jan-05 13:40:12
|Next perihelion transit||2023-Feb-24 00:09
|Argument of perihelion||peri||315.98047527713°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||138.63288213663°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 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) 2022 EA6 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2022 EA6 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2022 Sep 17||16h 42m 16s||-22° 01’ 11”||29.48||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 18||16h 45m 05s||-22° 07’ 12”||29.49||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 19||16h 47m 54s||-22° 13’ 01”||29.49||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 20||16h 50m 44s||-22° 18’ 42”||29.50||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 21||16h 53m 35s||-22° 24’ 10”||29.51||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 22||16h 56m 26s||-22° 29’ 27”||29.51||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 23||16h 59m 18s||-22° 34’ 33”||29.52||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 24||17h 02m 11s||-22° 39’ 29”||29.53||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 25||17h 05m 04s||-22° 44’ 12”||29.53||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 26||17h 07m 59s||-22° 48’ 46”||29.54||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 27||17h 10m 54s||-22° 53’ 06”||29.54||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 28||17h 13m 49s||-22° 57’ 15”||29.55||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 29||17h 16m 45s||-23° 01’ 11”||29.56||Ophiucus|
|2022 Sep 30||17h 19m 41s||-23° 04’ 56”||29.56||Ophiucus|