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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:36  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:29

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 is currently in the constellation of Pisces. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 is 23h 48m 01s and the Declination is -01° 17’ 15” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 is 26.85 (JPL).

23h 48m 01s
-01° 17’ 15”

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

Azimuth: 91.4°
Max altitude: 37.2°
Azimuth: 268.8°
  • 2022 QX4 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • Right now it is placed in the South-West direction at an altitude of 29° 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

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 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.

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 in Pisces on April, 01 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 in Pisces on April, 01 2023
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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 290,597,427 kilometers, equivalent to 1.942524 Astronomical Units. Light takes 16 minutes and 9.3287 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 and arrive to us.

16 minutes and 9.3287 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

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 Brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 QX4 is 26.85.


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 23 August 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459815.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.50511222
Orbit inclination i 0.14808511°
Perihelion distance q 0.33687729 AU
50,396,126 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.02455172 AU
153,270,756 km
Semi-major axis a 0.68071451 AU
101,833,441 km
Orbital period period 0.5616 years
205.1379 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2022-Dec-04 04:25:20
2,459,917.6843 JD
Next perihelion transit 2023-Jun-27 07:43
2,460,122.8222 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 176.17717075035°
Longitude of the ascending node node 335.6055209065°
Mean anomaly M 180.67509614536°
Mean motion n 1.75491694°/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
2023 Mar 25 23h 24m 24s -03° 49’ 54” 26.85 Aquarius
2023 Mar 26 23h 27m 32s -03° 29’ 58” 26.85 Aquarius
2023 Mar 27 23h 30m 38s -03° 09’ 57” 26.85 Pisces
2023 Mar 28 23h 33m 44s -02° 49’ 53” 26.85 Pisces
2023 Mar 29 23h 36m 51s -02° 29’ 42” 26.85 Pisces
2023 Mar 30 23h 39m 59s -02° 09’ 27” 26.85 Pisces
2023 Mar 31 23h 43m 06s -01° 49’ 06” 26.85 Pisces
2023 Apr 01 23h 46m 14s -01° 28’ 42” 26.85 Pisces
2023 Apr 02 23h 49m 23s -01° 08’ 12” 26.85 Pisces
2023 Apr 03 23h 52m 33s -00° 47’ 39” 26.84 Pisces
2023 Apr 04 23h 55m 44s -00° 27’ 00” 26.84 Pisces
2023 Apr 05 23h 58m 54s -00° 06’ 15” 26.83 Pisces
2023 Apr 06 00h 02m 06s +00° 14’ 31” 26.83 Pisces
2023 Apr 07 00h 05m 17s +00° 35’ 26” 26.82 Pisces