Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6 is currently in the constellation of Libra. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6 is 14h 38m 21s and the Declination is -17° 20’ 31” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6 is 25.76 (JPL).
- 2022 QB6 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Given its current magnitude, 2022 QB6 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6 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 QB6 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6 from Earth is currently 159,139,795 kilometers, equivalent to 1.063784 Astronomical Units. Light takes 8 minutes and 50.8332 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6 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 QB6 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6 to Earth happens on Wed Aug 23 2028 at a distance of 0.011882 Astronomical Units, or 1,777,483 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6, 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 QB6 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.39488263 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Jun-29 00:54:02
|Next perihelion transit||2023-Sep-11 00:20
|Argument of perihelion||peri||243.56398970764°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||324.19978430285°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6 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 QB6 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QB6 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 QB6 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Sep 25||13h 37m 18s||-12° 19’ 20”||25.31||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 26||13h 44m 57s||-13° 01’ 38”||25.38||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 27||13h 52m 36s||-13° 42’ 47”||25.44||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 28||14h 00m 16s||-14° 22’ 45”||25.50||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 29||14h 07m 59s||-15° 01’ 28”||25.56||Virgo|
|2023 Sep 30||14h 15m 42s||-15° 38’ 57”||25.62||Virgo|
|2023 Oct 01||14h 23m 29s||-16° 15’ 07”||25.67||Libra|
|2023 Oct 02||14h 31m 15s||-16° 49’ 58”||25.71||Libra|
|2023 Oct 03||14h 39m 05s||-17° 23’ 26”||25.76||Libra|
|2023 Oct 04||14h 46m 54s||-17° 55’ 32”||25.80||Libra|
|2023 Oct 05||14h 54m 46s||-18° 26’ 11”||25.84||Libra|
|2023 Oct 06||15h 02m 36s||-18° 55’ 23”||25.88||Libra|
|2023 Oct 07||15h 10m 30s||-19° 23’ 04”||25.92||Libra|
|2023 Oct 08||15h 18m 21s||-19° 49’ 17”||25.95||Libra|