Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 is currently in the constellation of Taurus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 is 05h 44m 25s and the Declination is +26° 51’ 04” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 is 31.42 (JPL).
Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
- 2022 SS2 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- 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.
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 from Earth is currently 282,815,777 kilometers, equivalent to 1.890507 Astronomical Units. Light takes 15 minutes and 43.3719 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 0.006021 Astronomical Units, or 900,745 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 Brightness
The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 is 31.42.
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
The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 at epoch 08 August 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459800.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Perihelion distance||q||1.00904745 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Sep-16 22:55:04
|Next perihelion transit||2025-Sep-06 17:51
|Argument of perihelion||peri||359.53431635726°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||353.74367422°|
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!
View Asteroid (NEO) 2022 SS2 in the 3D Solar System Simulator
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 Mar 14||05h 32m 08s||+26° 59’ 50”||31.24||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 15||05h 33m 50s||+26° 58’ 45”||31.27||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 16||05h 35m 33s||+26° 57’ 36”||31.29||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 17||05h 37m 14s||+26° 56’ 26”||31.32||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 18||05h 38m 57s||+26° 55’ 13”||31.34||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 19||05h 40m 40s||+26° 53’ 58”||31.37||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 20||05h 42m 23s||+26° 52’ 41”||31.39||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 21||05h 44m 07s||+26° 51’ 24”||31.41||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 22||05h 45m 50s||+26° 50’ 02”||31.44||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 23||05h 47m 34s||+26° 48’ 38”||31.46||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 24||05h 49m 17s||+26° 47’ 12”||31.48||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 25||05h 51m 01s||+26° 45’ 44”||31.51||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 26||05h 52m 45s||+26° 44’ 13”||31.53||Taurus|
|2023 Mar 27||05h 54m 29s||+26° 42’ 41”||31.55||Taurus|