Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 is a Near Earth Object. If you've heard news about a potential impact of this asteroid with the Earth, please check out Will Asteroid Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 Impact Earth?.
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 is currently in the constellation of Crater. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 is 11h 47m 48s and the Declination is -10° 22’ 52” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 is 37.00 (JPL).
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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 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 SR2 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 from Earth is currently 10,112,286 kilometers, equivalent to 0.067596 Astronomical Units. Light takes 33.7310 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 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 SR2 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 to Earth happens on Wed Sep 21 2022 at a distance of 0.002997 Astronomical Units, or 448,338 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2, 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 SR2 rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 touches the horizon, considering the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmospheric conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.57438248 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Nov-07 02:44:03
|Argument of perihelion||peri||270.96287322697°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||177.87218254759°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 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 SR2 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SR2 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 SR2 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2022 Sep 20||23h 18m 30s||+03° 33’ 42”||20.37||Pisces|
|2022 Sep 21||22h 52m 14s||-02° 44’ 42”||18.89||Pisces|
|2022 Sep 22||14h 40m 14s||-37° 58’ 06”||21.00||Centaurus|
|2022 Sep 23||12h 14m 09s||-16° 14’ 58”||31.00||Corvus|
|2022 Sep 24||11h 58m 36s||-12° 51’ 43”||34.00||Corvus|
|2022 Sep 25||11h 52m 46s||-11° 32’ 57”||36.00||Crater|
|2022 Sep 26||11h 49m 45s||-10° 50’ 57”||37.00||Crater|
|2022 Sep 27||11h 47m 54s||-10° 24’ 36”||37.00||Crater|
|2022 Sep 28||11h 46m 41s||-10° 06’ 19”||37.00||Crater|
|2022 Sep 29||11h 45m 50s||-09° 52’ 41”||37.00||Crater|
|2022 Sep 30||11h 45m 14s||-09° 41’ 58”||37.00||Crater|
|2022 Oct 01||11h 44m 47s||-09° 33’ 12”||37.00||Crater|
|2022 Oct 02||11h 44m 27s||-09° 25’ 47”||36.00||Crater|
|2022 Oct 03||11h 44m 15s||-09° 19’ 20”||36.00||Crater|