Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5 is 22h 41m 53s and the Declination is +01° 05’ 17” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5 is 27.28 (JPL).
- 2022 WB5 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Given its current magnitude, 2022 WB5 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5 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 WB5 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5 from Earth is currently 106,882,139 kilometers, equivalent to 0.714463 Astronomical Units. Light takes 5 minutes and 56.5204 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5 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 WB5 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5 to Earth happens on Thu Dec 4 2031 at a distance of 0.011552 Astronomical Units, or 1,728,171 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5, 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 WB5 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.69605054 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Feb-06 10:43:43
|Next perihelion transit||2024-Mar-22 11:18
|Argument of perihelion||peri||271.29991298262°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||257.15058246624°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5 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 WB5 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2022 WB5 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 WB5 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Nov 24||22h 32m 47s||+01° 36’ 45”||27.17||Aquarius|
|2023 Nov 25||22h 33m 56s||+01° 31’ 23”||27.18||Aquarius|
|2023 Nov 26||22h 35m 07s||+01° 26’ 22”||27.20||Aquarius|
|2023 Nov 27||22h 36m 20s||+01° 21’ 42”||27.22||Aquarius|
|2023 Nov 28||22h 37m 35s||+01° 17’ 21”||27.23||Aquarius|
|2023 Nov 29||22h 38m 52s||+01° 13’ 20”||27.25||Aquarius|
|2023 Nov 30||22h 40m 10s||+01° 09’ 39”||27.26||Aquarius|
|2023 Dec 01||22h 41m 31s||+01° 06’ 17”||27.27||Aquarius|
|2023 Dec 02||22h 42m 53s||+01° 03’ 14”||27.29||Aquarius|
|2023 Dec 03||22h 44m 18s||+01° 00’ 28”||27.30||Aquarius|
|2023 Dec 04||22h 45m 44s||+00° 58’ 00”||27.31||Aquarius|
|2023 Dec 05||22h 47m 12s||+00° 55’ 50”||27.32||Aquarius|
|2023 Dec 06||22h 48m 42s||+00° 53’ 57”||27.33||Aquarius|
|2023 Dec 07||22h 50m 14s||+00° 52’ 22”||27.34||Aquarius|