Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 is 11h 54m 30s and the Declination is +01° 27’ 23” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 is 33.09 (JPL).
- 2022 SS2 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Right now it is placed in the West direction at an altitude of 4° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2022 SS2 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 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 SS2 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 from Earth is currently 485,027,881 kilometers, equivalent to 3.242211 Astronomical Units. Light takes 26 minutes and 57.8789 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 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 SS2 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 to Earth happens on Sat Sep 13 2025 at a distance of 0.006100 Astronomical Units, or 912,593 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2, 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 SS2 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||1.00953365 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Sep-17 09:45:29
|Next perihelion transit||2025-Sep-15 23:28
|Argument of perihelion||peri||0.26463102380834°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||353.60655788493°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 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 SS2 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 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 SS2 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Nov 24||11h 48m 29s||+02° 08’ 34”||33.12||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 25||11h 49m 18s||+02° 02’ 53”||33.11||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 26||11h 50m 08s||+01° 57’ 15”||33.11||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 27||11h 50m 57s||+01° 51’ 42”||33.11||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 28||11h 51m 45s||+01° 46’ 14”||33.10||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 29||11h 52m 32s||+01° 40’ 49”||33.10||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 30||11h 53m 20s||+01° 35’ 29”||33.09||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 01||11h 54m 06s||+01° 30’ 12”||33.09||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 02||11h 54m 51s||+01° 25’ 01”||33.09||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 03||11h 55m 36s||+01° 19’ 54”||33.08||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 04||11h 56m 20s||+01° 14’ 53”||33.08||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 05||11h 57m 02s||+01° 09’ 56”||33.07||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 06||11h 57m 45s||+01° 05’ 03”||33.06||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 07||11h 58m 27s||+01° 00’ 15”||33.06||Virgo|