Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2 is 21h 01m 52s and the Declination is -16° 50’ 03” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2 is 28.72 (JPL).
- 2023 DZ2 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Right now it is placed in the South-South-West direction at an altitude of 21° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2023 DZ2 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2 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) 2023 DZ2 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2 from Earth is currently 425,363,506 kilometers, equivalent to 2.843379 Astronomical Units. Light takes 23 minutes and 38.8599 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2 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 DZ2 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2 to Earth happens on Sat Apr 4 2026 at a distance of 0.006767 Astronomical Units, or 1,012,259 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2, 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 DZ2 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.99360906 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Apr-02 08:16:14
|Next perihelion transit||2026-Jul-04 11:23
|Argument of perihelion||peri||6.0919056665254°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||187.8112080525°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2 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) 2023 DZ2 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 DZ2 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 DZ2 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Nov 30||20h 49m 55s||-17° 38’ 48”||28.62||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 01||20h 51m 29s||-17° 32’ 39”||28.64||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 02||20h 53m 02s||-17° 26’ 26”||28.65||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 03||20h 54m 34s||-17° 20’ 09”||28.66||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 04||20h 56m 08s||-17° 13’ 50”||28.68||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 05||20h 57m 41s||-17° 07’ 28”||28.69||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 06||20h 59m 13s||-17° 01’ 04”||28.70||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 07||21h 00m 47s||-16° 54’ 34”||28.71||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 08||21h 02m 20s||-16° 48’ 03”||28.72||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 09||21h 03m 52s||-16° 41’ 29”||28.73||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 10||21h 05m 26s||-16° 34’ 51”||28.74||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 11||21h 06m 59s||-16° 28’ 11”||28.75||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 12||21h 08m 30s||-16° 21’ 28”||28.76||Capricornus|
|2023 Dec 13||21h 10m 04s||-16° 14’ 42”||28.78||Capricornus|