Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 is 18h 35m 31s and the Declination is -22° 02’ 42” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 is 31.74 (JPL).
- 2022 GA2 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Given its current magnitude, 2022 GA2 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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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.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 GA2 from Earth is currently 263,902,061 kilometers, equivalent to 1.764076 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14 minutes and 40.2825 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
|Perihelion distance||q||0.89289817 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Oct-28 11:07:32
|Next perihelion transit||2025-Apr-02 05:06
|Argument of perihelion||peri||57.250375312161°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||198.23690060215°|
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!
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 Nov 28||17h 56m 52s||-22° 16’ 54”||31.66||Sagittarius|
|2023 Nov 29||18h 01m 49s||-22° 16’ 59”||31.67||Sagittarius|
|2023 Nov 30||18h 06m 46s||-22° 16’ 31”||31.68||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 01||18h 11m 40s||-22° 15’ 29”||31.69||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 02||18h 16m 36s||-22° 13’ 54”||31.70||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 03||18h 21m 29s||-22° 11’ 45”||31.71||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 04||18h 26m 22s||-22° 09’ 06”||31.72||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 05||18h 31m 15s||-22° 05’ 53”||31.73||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 06||18h 36m 06s||-22° 02’ 09”||31.74||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 07||18h 40m 57s||-21° 57’ 53”||31.76||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 08||18h 45m 46s||-21° 53’ 08”||31.77||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 09||18h 50m 34s||-21° 47’ 50”||31.78||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 10||18h 55m 20s||-21° 42’ 02”||31.79||Sagittarius|
|2023 Dec 11||19h 00m 06s||-21° 35’ 47”||31.80||Sagittarius|