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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 is currently in the constellation of Norma.

The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 is 15h 42m 05s and the Declination is -52° 16’ 39” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 is 24.25 (JPL).

15h 42m 05s
-52° 16’ 39”

Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Today Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 is not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

  • 2022 OB5 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2022 OB5 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 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.

Finder chart of 2022 OB5 in Norma on June,02 2023
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 in Norma on June, 02 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Finder chart of 2022 OB5
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 in Norma on June, 02 2023
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 from Earth is currently 8,765,644 kilometers, equivalent to 0.058595 Astronomical Units. Light takes 29.2390 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 and arrive to us.

29.2390 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 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.

Chart of the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 from Earth in Astronomical Units (au)

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 OB5 to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 to Earth happens on Wed Jan 14 2026 at a distance of 0.004337 Astronomical Units, or 648,733 kilometers:

Wed Jan 14 2026

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 Brightness and Light Curve

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5, 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.

Chart of the magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 at epoch 08 August 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459800.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.06328600
Orbit inclination i 2.32712812°
Perihelion distance q 0.95082630 AU
142,241,590 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.07930520 AU
161,461,760 km
Semi-major axis a 1.01506575 AU
151,851,675 km
Orbital period period 1.0227 years
373.5422 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2022-Nov-05 23:04:13
2,459,889.4613 JD
Next perihelion transit 2023-Nov-14 12:05
2,460,263.0035 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 101.80207482295°
Longitude of the ascending node node 307.55572339715°
Mean anomaly M 274.26389322034°
Mean motion n 0.96374650°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 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!

Orbit Diagram of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5
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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 OB5 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 OB5 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2023 May 26 16h 19m 41s -53° 55’ 58” 24.43 Norma
2023 May 27 16h 15m 03s -53° 50’ 20” 24.40 Norma
2023 May 28 16h 10m 20s -53° 42’ 39” 24.37 Norma
2023 May 29 16h 05m 35s -53° 32’ 56” 24.34 Norma
2023 May 30 16h 00m 48s -53° 21’ 07” 24.32 Norma
2023 May 31 15h 56m 00s -53° 07’ 14” 24.30 Norma
2023 Jun 01 15h 51m 15s -52° 51’ 15” 24.28 Norma
2023 Jun 02 15h 46m 31s -52° 33’ 11” 24.26 Norma
2023 Jun 03 15h 41m 48s -52° 13’ 04” 24.25 Norma
2023 Jun 04 15h 37m 11s -51° 50’ 53” 24.24 Norma
2023 Jun 05 15h 32m 39s -51° 26’ 44” 24.23 Norma
2023 Jun 06 15h 28m 10s -51° 00’ 39” 24.23 Lupus
2023 Jun 07 15h 23m 49s -50° 32’ 40” 24.22 Lupus
2023 Jun 08 15h 19m 36s -50° 02’ 50” 24.22 Lupus