Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2 is 14h 32m 28s and the Declination is -02° 22’ 13” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2 is 31.00 (JPL).
- 2023 VB2 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Right now it is placed in the West-South-West direction at an altitude of 19° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 2023 VB2 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2 Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2 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 VB2 Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2 from Earth is currently 38,142,524 kilometers, equivalent to 0.254967 Astronomical Units. Light takes 2 minutes and 7.2298 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2 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 VB2 to Earth
During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2 to Earth happens on Sun Nov 6 2033 at a distance of 0.002775 Astronomical Units, or 415,070 kilometers:
Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2 Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2, 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 VB2 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||0.70346921 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2023-Dec-21 20:27:49
|Argument of perihelion||peri||74.486882265049°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||44.426074252411°|
Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2 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 VB2 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 2023 VB2 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 VB2 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Nov 24||14h 28m 23s||-01° 23’ 04”||32.00||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 25||14h 28m 46s||-01° 29’ 12”||32.00||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 26||14h 29m 12s||-01° 35’ 50”||32.00||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 27||14h 29m 40s||-01° 42’ 59”||31.00||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 28||14h 30m 12s||-01° 50’ 36”||31.00||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 29||14h 30m 47s||-01° 58’ 44”||31.00||Virgo|
|2023 Nov 30||14h 31m 23s||-02° 07’ 21”||31.00||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 01||14h 32m 04s||-02° 16’ 26”||31.00||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 02||14h 32m 48s||-02° 25’ 59”||31.00||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 03||14h 33m 34s||-02° 36’ 02”||31.00||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 04||14h 34m 24s||-02° 46’ 32”||31.00||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 05||14h 35m 18s||-02° 57’ 29”||31.00||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 06||14h 36m 15s||-03° 08’ 53”||31.00||Virgo|
|2023 Dec 07||14h 37m 15s||-03° 20’ 42”||31.00||Virgo|