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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:48  ☀️ Transit: 13:04  🌅 Sunset: 19:21

Asteroid (NEO) 292220

Asteroid (NEO) 292220 is currently in the constellation of Aquarius. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 292220 is 22h 33m 55s and the Declination is -08° 25’ 51” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 292220 is 23.81 (JPL).

22h 33m 55s
-08° 25’ 51”

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

Azimuth: 98.5°
Max altitude: 30.1°
Azimuth: 261.6°
  • 292220 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • Right now it is placed in the South direction at an altitude of 30° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 292220 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 292220 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 292220 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.

Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 292220 in Aquarius on March, 27 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 292220 in Aquarius on March, 27 2023
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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 397,829,129 kilometers, equivalent to 2.659323 Astronomical Units. Light takes 22 minutes and 7.0151 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 292220 and arrive to us.

22 minutes and 7.0151 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 0.008191 Astronomical Units, or 1,225,387 kilometers:

Sun Jan 28 2029

Asteroid (NEO) 292220 Brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 292220 is 23.81.


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 20 January 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.31213834
Orbit inclination i 2.51812658°
Perihelion distance q 0.97154548 AU
145,341,136 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.85328265 AU
277,247,140 km
Semi-major axis a 1.41241407 AU
211,294,138 km
Orbital period period 1.6786 years
613.1143 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2022-May-26 01:18:04
2,459,725.5542 JD
Next perihelion transit 2024-Jan-29 04:02
2,460,338.6686 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 199.05911829611°
Longitude of the ascending node node 303.10888747945°
Mean anomaly M 286.57239672456°
Mean motion n 0.58716616°/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
2023 Mar 20 22h 18m 47s -09° 58’ 41” 23.79 Aquarius
2023 Mar 21 22h 20m 51s -09° 46’ 15” 23.79 Aquarius
2023 Mar 22 22h 22m 54s -09° 33’ 47” 23.79 Aquarius
2023 Mar 23 22h 24m 56s -09° 21’ 16” 23.80 Aquarius
2023 Mar 24 22h 26m 59s -09° 08’ 44” 23.80 Aquarius
2023 Mar 25 22h 29m 03s -08° 56’ 08” 23.81 Aquarius
2023 Mar 26 22h 31m 05s -08° 43’ 32” 23.81 Aquarius
2023 Mar 27 22h 33m 06s -08° 30’ 52” 23.81 Aquarius
2023 Mar 28 22h 35m 08s -08° 18’ 11” 23.82 Aquarius
2023 Mar 29 22h 37m 10s -08° 05’ 27” 23.82 Aquarius
2023 Mar 30 22h 39m 11s -07° 52’ 42” 23.82 Aquarius
2023 Mar 31 22h 41m 12s -07° 39’ 56” 23.83 Aquarius
2023 Apr 01 22h 43m 14s -07° 27’ 06” 23.83 Aquarius
2023 Apr 02 22h 45m 15s -07° 14’ 16” 23.83 Aquarius