Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 is currently in the constellation of Taurus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 is 04h 17m 19s and the Declination is +19° 36’ 12” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 is 33.22 (JPL) while the latest observed magnitude is n/a (COBS).
Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
- 2022 GA2 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- Right now it is placed in the East direction at an altitude of 30° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2022 GA2 is .
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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 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) 2022 GA2?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 from Earth is currently 295,177,483 kilometers, equivalent to 1.973140 Astronomical Units. Light takes 16 minutes and 24.6061 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 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 GA2 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 to Earth happens on Tue Apr 6 2032 at a distance of 0.003273 Astronomical Units, or 489,662 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2, 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 GA2 Orbital Elements
The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 at epoch 20 January 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Perihelion distance||q||0.90022259 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-May-22 14:35:28
|Next perihelion transit||2023-Nov-12 03:22
|Argument of perihelion||peri||54.390627541965°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||198.37397100236°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 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!
View Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 in the 3D Solar System Simulator
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 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 GA2 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Mar 26||04h 00m 17s||+18° 48’ 28”||33.20||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 27||04h 02m 33s||+18° 55’ 10”||33.21||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 28||04h 04m 49s||+19° 01’ 48”||33.21||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 29||04h 07m 05s||+19° 08’ 20”||33.21||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 30||04h 09m 20s||+19° 14’ 44”||33.21||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 31||04h 11m 39s||+19° 21’ 05”||33.21||Taurus|
|2023 Apr 01||04h 13m 55s||+19° 27’ 19”||33.22||Taurus|
|2023 Apr 02||04h 16m 14s||+19° 33’ 27”||33.22||Taurus|
|2023 Apr 03||04h 18m 33s||+19° 39’ 28”||33.22||Taurus|
|2023 Apr 04||04h 20m 53s||+19° 45’ 23”||33.22||Taurus|
|2023 Apr 05||04h 23m 12s||+19° 51’ 11”||33.22||Taurus|
|2023 Apr 06||04h 25m 32s||+19° 56’ 53”||33.22||Taurus|
|2023 Apr 07||04h 27m 53s||+20° 02’ 27”||33.22||Taurus|
|2023 Apr 08||04h 30m 15s||+20° 07’ 57”||33.22||Taurus|