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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 Cancer on July, 20 2018
High Precision Live Sky Chart
09h 03m 06s
+18° 57’ 21”
22.45
 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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 local timezone Europe/London.

Azimuth: 71.0°
Max altitude: 57.5°
Azimuth: 289.0°

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 MagnitudeMag Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. Constellation
2018 Jul 13 22.49 08h 53m 44s +19° 35’ 08” Cancer
2018 Jul 14 22.49 08h 55m 05s +19° 29’ 50” Cancer
2018 Jul 15 22.48 08h 56m 26s +19° 24’ 30” Cancer
2018 Jul 16 22.48 08h 57m 46s +19° 19’ 09” Cancer
2018 Jul 17 22.47 08h 59m 05s +19° 13’ 45” Cancer
2018 Jul 18 22.47 09h 00m 27s +19° 08’ 18” Cancer
2018 Jul 19 22.46 09h 01m 46s +19° 02’ 50” Cancer
2018 Jul 20 22.45 09h 03m 06s +18° 57’ 21” Cancer
2018 Jul 21 22.45 09h 04m 27s +18° 51’ 50” Cancer
2018 Jul 22 22.44 09h 05m 48s +18° 46’ 15” Cancer
2018 Jul 23 22.43 09h 07m 08s +18° 40’ 40” Cancer
2018 Jul 24 22.43 09h 08m 27s +18° 35’ 03” Cancer
2018 Jul 25 22.42 09h 09m 47s +18° 29’ 23” Cancer
2018 Jul 26 22.41 09h 11m 08s +18° 23’ 43” Cancer

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