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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 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 ST1 Impact Earth?.

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 is currently in the constellation of Sextans. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 is 09h 59m 15s and the Declination is +02° 50’ 13” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 is 27.19 (JPL).

Summary of key facts about Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 [tip: you can also create a Quick Access page for this data if you access it frequently and would like to have a simpler view]:

09h 59m 15s
+02° 50’ 13”
Sextans
27.19
  • 2022 ST1 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the East direction at an altitude of 11° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2022 ST1 is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 2022 ST1 rise and set times.
  • Go to interactive sky chart

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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 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 ST1 in Sextans on September, 27 2022
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 in Sextans on September, 27 2022
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 ST1?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 from Earth is currently 5,576,695 kilometers, equivalent to 0.037278 Astronomical Units. Light takes 18.6019 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 and arrive to us.

5,576,695
0.037278
18.6019 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 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.

Distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

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 ST1 to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 to Earth happens on Thu Sep 22 2022 at a distance of 0.010215 Astronomical Units, or 1,528,177 kilometers:

Thu Sep 22 2022
1,528,177
0.010215

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 is 27.19.

27.19

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1, 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.

Predicted magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 between January 2013 and December 2100

Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 rise and set times

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.2°
Max altitude: 41.6°
Azimuth: 273.4°

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 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 ST1 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 at epoch 16 September 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459839.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.57630920
Orbit inclination i 0.57236783°
Perihelion distance q 0.81699141 AU
122,220,175 km
Aphelion distance Q 3.03955399 AU
454,710,806 km
Semi-major axis a 1.92827270 AU
288,465,491 km
Orbital period period 2.6777 years
978.0276 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2022-Nov-03 15:59:00
2,459,887.1660 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 19.082393085155°
Longitude of the ascending node node 41.498667478738°
Mean anomaly M 342.45473580846°
Mean motion n 0.36808778°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 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 ST1
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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 ST1 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 ST1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2022 Sep 20 00h 43m 36s -15° 19’ 10” 20.01 Cetus
2022 Sep 21 01h 34m 48s -17° 43’ 38” 19.57 Cetus
2022 Sep 22 03h 24m 16s -19° 54’ 26” 19.45 Eridanus
2022 Sep 23 06h 18m 11s -14° 52’ 36” 20.68 Canis Majoris
2022 Sep 24 08h 16m 01s -06° 17’ 38” 23.00 Hydra
2022 Sep 25 09h 11m 11s -01° 25’ 57” 25.00 Hydra
2022 Sep 26 09h 39m 51s +01° 09’ 01” 26.00 Hydra
2022 Sep 27 09h 56m 57s +02° 40’ 33” 27.00 Sextans
2022 Sep 28 10h 08m 13s +03° 39’ 51” 28.00 Sextans
2022 Sep 29 10h 16m 14s +04° 20’ 58” 28.00 Sextans
2022 Sep 30 10h 22m 14s +04° 50’ 53” 29.00 Sextans
2022 Oct 01 10h 26m 54s +05° 13’ 26” 29.00 Sextans
2022 Oct 02 10h 30m 42s +05° 30’ 50” 29.00 Sextans
2022 Oct 03 10h 33m 51s +05° 44’ 30” 29.00 Sextans