Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 is currently in the constellation of Gemini.
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 is 07h 04m 27s and the Declination is +23° 27’ 33” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 is 31.69 (JPL).
Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 from Greenwich, United Kingdom (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
- 2022 LY1 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Right now it is placed in the South-West direction at an altitude of 57° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2022 LY1 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 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 LY1?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 from Earth is currently 406,356,140 kilometers, equivalent to 2.716323 Astronomical Units. Light takes 22 minutes and 35.4582 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 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 LY1 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 to Earth happens on Tue Jun 12 2029 at a distance of 0.009003 Astronomical Units, or 1,346,883 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1, 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 LY1 Orbital Elements
The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 at epoch 08 August 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459800.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Perihelion distance||q||0.95549184 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Jul-16 10:20:51
|Next perihelion transit||2024-Apr-15 18:05
|Argument of perihelion||peri||240.56825320288°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||60.287993535193°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 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!
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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 LY1 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 LY1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 May 26||06h 47m 53s||+23° 49’ 29”||31.70||Gemini|
|2023 May 27||06h 50m 03s||+23° 46’ 59”||31.70||Gemini|
|2023 May 28||06h 52m 13s||+23° 44’ 23”||31.70||Gemini|
|2023 May 29||06h 54m 21s||+23° 41’ 42”||31.70||Gemini|
|2023 May 30||06h 56m 31s||+23° 38’ 52”||31.70||Gemini|
|2023 May 31||06h 58m 41s||+23° 35’ 56”||31.70||Gemini|
|2023 Jun 01||07h 00m 51s||+23° 32’ 53”||31.69||Gemini|
|2023 Jun 02||07h 03m 02s||+23° 29’ 43”||31.69||Gemini|
|2023 Jun 03||07h 05m 12s||+23° 26’ 26”||31.69||Gemini|
|2023 Jun 04||07h 07m 20s||+23° 23’ 03”||31.69||Gemini|
|2023 Jun 05||07h 09m 30s||+23° 19’ 35”||31.69||Gemini|
|2023 Jun 06||07h 11m 40s||+23° 15’ 59”||31.68||Gemini|
|2023 Jun 07||07h 13m 50s||+23° 12’ 15”||31.68||Gemini|
|2023 Jun 08||07h 16m 00s||+23° 08’ 26”||31.68||Gemini|