Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW
Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW is currently in the constellation of Hydra. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW is 08h 38m 18s and the Declination is +01° 59’ 58” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW is 22.75 (JPL).
Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
- 2023 DW is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- Right now it is placed in the East-South-East direction at an altitude of 23° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2023 DW is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW 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
Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.
RA: 08h 38m 18s
Dec: +01° 59’ 58”
Field of view: 60x40 arcmins
Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW from Earth is currently 30,075,906 kilometers, equivalent to 0.201045 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 minutes and 40.3224 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW 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) 2023 DW to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW to Earth happens on Wed Feb 14 2046 at a distance of 0.009614 Astronomical Units, or 1,438,200 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW Brightness
The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW is 22.75.
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW, 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) 2023 DW Orbital Elements
The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW at epoch 24 February 2023 00:00 UTC (JD: 2460000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Perihelion distance||q||0.49462201 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Nov-26 14:40:25
|Next perihelion transit||2023-Aug-24 17:35
|Argument of perihelion||peri||40.446300392792°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||326.14495284094°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW 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!
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Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DW in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Mar 16||08h 48m 59s||+00° 14’ 41”||21.98||Hydra|
|2023 Mar 17||08h 46m 57s||+00° 31’ 36”||22.09||Hydra|
|2023 Mar 18||08h 45m 08s||+00° 47’ 26”||22.20||Hydra|
|2023 Mar 19||08h 43m 32s||+01° 02’ 17”||22.30||Hydra|
|2023 Mar 20||08h 42m 06s||+01° 16’ 10”||22.40||Hydra|
|2023 Mar 21||08h 40m 53s||+01° 29’ 12”||22.50||Hydra|
|2023 Mar 22||08h 39m 47s||+01° 41’ 26”||22.60||Hydra|
|2023 Mar 23||08h 38m 51s||+01° 52’ 53”||22.69||Hydra|
|2023 Mar 24||08h 38m 03s||+02° 03’ 37”||22.78||Hydra|
|2023 Mar 25||08h 37m 23s||+02° 13’ 40”||22.86||Hydra|
|2023 Mar 26||08h 36m 50s||+02° 23’ 05”||22.95||Hydra|
|2023 Mar 27||08h 36m 24s||+02° 31’ 55”||23.03||Hydra|
|2023 Mar 28||08h 36m 03s||+02° 40’ 11”||23.11||Hydra|
|2023 Mar 29||08h 35m 49s||+02° 47’ 56”||23.18||Hydra|