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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4

Above the horizon.  Rise: 3:00 | Tran: 10:27 | Set: 17:56
Altitude: 55.0°   Azimuth: 190.7°   Direction: South

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 is currently in the constellation of Aries, at a distance of 220,534,077 kilometers from Earth. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 is 02h 56m 44s and the Declination is +16° 50’ 35” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 is 26.92 (JPL).

Finder chart of 2022 QX4 in Aries on June,13 2024
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 in Aries on June, 13 2024. Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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02h 56m 44s
+16° 50’ 35”
Aries
26.92

Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 from Greenwich, United Kingdom (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 73.3°
Max altitude: 55.4°
Azimuth: 286.9°
  • 2022 QX4 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.
  • Right now it is placed in the South direction at an altitude of 55° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2022 QX4 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 Position and Finder Charts

Finder chart of 2022 QX4
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 in Aries on June, 13 2024
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 from Earth is currently 220,534,077 kilometers, equivalent to 1.474179 Astronomical Units. Light takes 12 minutes and 15.6225 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 and arrive to us.

220,534,077
1.474179
12 minutes and 15.6225 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 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 QX4 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 QX4 to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 to Earth happens on Sun Sep 7 2031 at a distance of 0.009336 Astronomical Units, or 1,396,612 kilometers:

Sun Sep 7 2031
1,396,612
0.009336

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 Brightness and Light Curve

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4, 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 QX4 as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 at epoch 12 September 2023 00:00 UTC (JD: 2460200.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.50448934
Orbit inclination i 0.14785703°
Perihelion distance q 0.33747564 AU
50,485,637 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.02465708 AU
153,286,518 km
Semi-major axis a 0.68106636 AU
101,886,077 km
Orbital period period 0.5621 years
205.2970 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2023-Jun-27 08:39:16
2,460,122.8606 JD
Next perihelion transit 2024-Jan-18 15:46
2,460,328.1576 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 176.07535987034°
Longitude of the ascending node node 335.56599159342°
Mean anomaly M 136.1451142596°
Mean motion n 1.75355717°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 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 QX4
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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 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 QX4 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2024 Jun 06 02h 25m 27s +14° 26’ 20” 27.04 Aries
2024 Jun 07 02h 29m 30s +14° 46’ 08” 27.03 Aries
2024 Jun 08 02h 33m 36s +15° 05’ 51” 27.01 Aries
2024 Jun 09 02h 37m 45s +15° 25’ 28” 27.00 Aries
2024 Jun 10 02h 41m 57s +15° 45’ 00” 26.98 Aries
2024 Jun 11 02h 46m 13s +16° 04’ 24” 26.96 Aries
2024 Jun 12 02h 50m 31s +16° 23’ 40” 26.95 Aries
2024 Jun 13 02h 54m 55s +16° 42’ 48” 26.93 Aries
2024 Jun 14 02h 59m 21s +17° 01’ 48” 26.91 Aries
2024 Jun 15 03h 03m 51s +17° 20’ 35” 26.89 Aries
2024 Jun 16 03h 08m 24s +17° 39’ 14” 26.87 Aries
2024 Jun 17 03h 13m 01s +17° 57’ 38” 26.85 Aries
2024 Jun 18 03h 17m 43s +18° 15’ 51” 26.83 Aries
2024 Jun 19 03h 22m 28s +18° 33’ 48” 26.81 Aries