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Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13

Altitude: -30.0°   Azimuth: 81.0°   Direction: East

Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 is currently in the constellation of Virgo, at a distance of 25,453,610 kilometers from Earth.

Finder chart of 2023 FN13 in Virgo on February,21 2024
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 in Virgo on February, 21 2024. Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 is 13h 11m 00s and the Declination is -17° 54’ 17” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 is 25.34 (JPL).

13h 11m 00s
-17° 54’ 17”
Virgo
25.34

Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 107.9°
Max altitude: 20.8°
Azimuth: 252.2°
  • 2023 FN13 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2023 FN13 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 Position and Finder Charts

Finder chart of 2023 FN13
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 in Virgo on February, 21 2024
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 from Earth is currently 25,453,610 kilometers, equivalent to 0.170147 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 minutes and 24.9041 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 and arrive to us.

25,453,610
0.170147
1 minutes and 24.9041 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 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.

Chart of the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 from Earth in Astronomical Units (au)

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 FN13 to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 to Earth happens on Sun Apr 14 2024 at a distance of 0.008509 Astronomical Units, or 1,272,862 kilometers:

Sun Apr 14 2024
1,272,862
0.008509

Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 Brightness and Light Curve

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13, 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.

Chart of the magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 at epoch 24 February 2023 00:00 UTC (JD: 2460000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.13489149
Orbit inclination i 2.28071800°
Perihelion distance q 0.85541561 AU
127,968,353 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.12217587 AU
167,875,121 km
Semi-major axis a 0.98879574 AU
147,921,737 km
Orbital period period 0.9833 years
359.1355 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2023-Jul-13 19:17:07
2,460,139.3036 JD
Next perihelion transit 2024-Jul-06 22:32
2,460,498.4390 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 107.19484479526°
Longitude of the ascending node node 202.20527269593°
Mean anomaly M 220.86230475401°
Mean motion n 1.00240724°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 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) 2023 FN13
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Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 FN13 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 FN13 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2024 Feb 14 12h 59m 17s -16° 11’ 45” 25.80 Virgo
2024 Feb 15 13h 00m 50s -16° 25’ 15” 25.74 Virgo
2024 Feb 16 13h 02m 21s -16° 38’ 39” 25.68 Virgo
2024 Feb 17 13h 03m 51s -16° 51’ 52” 25.63 Virgo
2024 Feb 18 13h 05m 21s -17° 04’ 59” 25.57 Virgo
2024 Feb 19 13h 06m 51s -17° 17’ 58” 25.51 Virgo
2024 Feb 20 13h 08m 20s -17° 30’ 50” 25.45 Virgo
2024 Feb 21 13h 09m 47s -17° 43’ 32” 25.39 Virgo
2024 Feb 22 13h 11m 15s -17° 56’ 08” 25.33 Virgo
2024 Feb 23 13h 12m 42s -18° 08’ 35” 25.26 Virgo
2024 Feb 24 13h 14m 08s -18° 20’ 54” 25.20 Virgo
2024 Feb 25 13h 15m 33s -18° 33’ 06” 25.14 Virgo
2024 Feb 26 13h 16m 59s -18° 45’ 07” 25.07 Virgo
2024 Feb 27 13h 18m 24s -18° 57’ 01” 25.00 Virgo