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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:38  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:43
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Asteroid (NEO) 292220

Altitude: -66.0°   Azimuth: 330.5°   Direction: North-North-West

Asteroid (NEO) 292220 is currently in the constellation of Ophiucus, at a distance of 48,335,545 kilometers from Earth.

Finder chart of 292220 in Ophiucus on March,04 2024
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 292220 in Ophiucus on March, 04 2024. Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 292220 is 16h 59m 17s and the Declination is -29° 40’ 02” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 292220 is 19.70 (JPL).

16h 59m 17s
-29° 40’ 02”

Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 292220 from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 119.6°
Max altitude: 8.9°
Azimuth: 240.4°
  • 292220 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.
  • Given its current magnitude, 292220 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 292220 Position and Finder Charts

Finder chart of 292220
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 292220 in Ophiucus on March, 04 2024
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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Also check out Where is Asteroid (NEO) 292220?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 292220 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 292220 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 292220 from Earth is currently 48,335,545 kilometers, equivalent to 0.323103 Astronomical Units. Light takes 2 minutes and 41.2300 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 292220 and arrive to us.

2 minutes and 41.2300 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 292220 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) 292220 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) 292220 to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 292220 to Earth happens on Sun Jan 28 2029 at a distance of 0.008192 Astronomical Units, or 1,225,432 kilometers:

Sun Jan 28 2029

Asteroid (NEO) 292220 Brightness and Light Curve

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 292220, 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) 292220 as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 292220 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 292220 at epoch 24 February 2023 00:00 UTC (JD: 2460000.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.31214442
Orbit inclination i 2.51811684°
Perihelion distance q 0.97147439 AU
145,330,501 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.85317201 AU
277,230,587 km
Semi-major axis a 1.41232320 AU
211,280,544 km
Orbital period period 1.6785 years
613.0552 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2022-May-26 00:48:41
2,459,725.5338 JD
Next perihelion transit 2024-Jan-29 02:08
2,460,338.5890 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 199.0513055481°
Longitude of the ascending node node 303.10452112637°
Mean anomaly M 161.46642210291°
Mean motion n 0.58722283°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 292220 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 292220 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 292220 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) 292220
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Asteroid (NEO) 292220 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 292220 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 292220 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2024 Feb 26 16h 38m 21s -28° 35’ 47” 19.68 Scorpius
2024 Feb 27 16h 41m 13s -28° 45’ 15” 19.68 Scorpius
2024 Feb 28 16h 44m 03s -28° 54’ 20” 19.69 Scorpius
2024 Feb 29 16h 46m 49s -29° 03’ 05” 19.69 Scorpius
2024 Mar 01 16h 49m 32s -29° 11’ 29” 19.69 Scorpius
2024 Mar 02 16h 52m 14s -29° 19’ 32” 19.70 Scorpius
2024 Mar 03 16h 54m 52s -29° 27’ 16” 19.70 Ophiucus
2024 Mar 04 16h 57m 28s -29° 34’ 42” 19.70 Ophiucus
2024 Mar 05 17h 00m 01s -29° 41’ 51” 19.70 Ophiucus
2024 Mar 06 17h 02m 30s -29° 48’ 42” 19.71 Ophiucus
2024 Mar 07 17h 04m 58s -29° 55’ 17” 19.71 Ophiucus
2024 Mar 08 17h 07m 22s -30° 01’ 35” 19.71 Ophiucus
2024 Mar 09 17h 09m 42s -30° 07’ 37” 19.71 Ophiucus
2024 Mar 10 17h 12m 01s -30° 13’ 26” 19.71 Scorpius