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Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139)

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Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139) Sky Charts and Coordinates

This is a simplified sky chart, showing where Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139) is now with respect to the brightest stars and constellations.

More advanced sky charts are available on TheSkyLive for this object: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139) in Virgo on December, 15 2018
High Precision Live Sky Chart
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 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
11h 42m 59s
+05° 22’ 03”
22.52

Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139) Rise and Set Times

Today's Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. All times are relative to the Europe/London timezone.

Azimuth: 84.7°
Max altitude: 43.9°
Azimuth: 275.4°

Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139) Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139) computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139) in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2018 Dec 08 11h 38m 56s +05° 40’ 41” 22.58 Virgo
2018 Dec 09 11h 39m 32s +05° 37’ 50” 22.57 Virgo
2018 Dec 10 11h 40m 06s +05° 35’ 03” 22.56 Virgo
2018 Dec 11 11h 40m 41s +05° 32’ 21” 22.55 Virgo
2018 Dec 12 11h 41m 14s +05° 29’ 47” 22.55 Virgo
2018 Dec 13 11h 41m 48s +05° 27’ 16” 22.54 Virgo
2018 Dec 14 11h 42m 20s +05° 24’ 54” 22.53 Virgo
2018 Dec 15 11h 42m 51s +05° 22’ 36” 22.52 Virgo
2018 Dec 16 11h 43m 22s +05° 20’ 22” 22.51 Virgo
2018 Dec 17 11h 43m 50s +05° 18’ 16” 22.50 Virgo
2018 Dec 18 11h 44m 20s +05° 16’ 17” 22.49 Virgo
2018 Dec 19 11h 44m 48s +05° 14’ 22” 22.49 Virgo
2018 Dec 20 11h 45m 15s +05° 12’ 34” 22.48 Virgo
2018 Dec 21 11h 45m 39s +05° 10’ 54” 22.47 Virgo

Distance of Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139) from Earth

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139) from Earth as a function of time. Distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with a 2 days interval.

The reported distances might be inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of 288P (2006 VW139) is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Distance of Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139) from Earth between January 2013 and December 2075

Light Curve of Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139)

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139), 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.

Predicted magnitude of Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139) between January 2013 and December 2075