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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:50  ☀️ Transit: 13:04  🌅 Sunset: 19:19

Asteroid (NEO) 35396

Asteroid (NEO) 35396 is currently in the constellation of Ophiucus. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid (NEO) 35396 is 16h 33m 01s and the Declination is -23° 07’ 49” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 35396 is 18.00 (JPL).

16h 33m 01s
-23° 07’ 49”

Today's rise, transit and set times of Asteroid (NEO) 35396 from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 113.1°
Max altitude: 15.4°
Azimuth: 246.9°
  • 35396 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • Right now it is placed in the South direction at an altitude of 15° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 35396 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid (NEO) 35396 Position and Finder Charts

Below we provide Asteroid (NEO) 35396 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) 35396 in Ophiucus on March, 26 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 35396 in Ophiucus on March, 26 2023
Field of view: 10x6 degrees
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 = 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) 35396?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid (NEO) 35396 in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Asteroid (NEO) 35396 Distance from Earth

The distance of Asteroid (NEO) 35396 from Earth is currently 81,519,242 kilometers, equivalent to 0.544922 Astronomical Units. Light takes 4 minutes and 31.9189 seconds to travel from Asteroid (NEO) 35396 and arrive to us.

4 minutes and 31.9189 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid (NEO) 35396 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) 35396 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) 35396 to Earth

During the next 10 years, the closest approach of Asteroid (NEO) 35396 to Earth happens on Thu Oct 26 2028 at a distance of 0.006212 Astronomical Units, or 929,247 kilometers:

Thu Oct 26 2028

Asteroid (NEO) 35396 Brightness

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid (NEO) 35396 is 18.00.


The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid (NEO) 35396, 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) 35396 as a function of time

Asteroid (NEO) 35396 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid (NEO) 35396 at epoch 20 January 2022 00:00 UTC (JD: 2459600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.48387541
Orbit inclination i 4.09922233°
Perihelion distance q 0.74437023 AU
111,356,202 km
Aphelion distance Q 2.14008924 AU
320,152,794 km
Semi-major axis a 1.44222974 AU
215,754,498 km
Orbital period period 1.7320 years
632.6305 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2021-Oct-02 04:28:25
2,459,489.6864 JD
Next perihelion transit 2023-Jun-26 19:36
2,460,122.3169 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 103.02766396818°
Longitude of the ascending node node 213.66742447819°
Mean anomaly M 63.058764221194°
Mean motion n 0.56905259°/day

Visualization of Asteroid (NEO) 35396 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid (NEO) 35396 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid (NEO) 35396 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) 35396
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Asteroid (NEO) 35396 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid (NEO) 35396 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid (NEO) 35396 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2023 Mar 19 16h 08m 43s -22° 41’ 21” 18.37 Scorpius
2023 Mar 20 16h 11m 53s -22° 45’ 51” 18.32 Scorpius
2023 Mar 21 16h 15m 07s -22° 50’ 07” 18.27 Scorpius
2023 Mar 22 16h 18m 25s -22° 54’ 06” 18.21 Scorpius
2023 Mar 23 16h 21m 48s -22° 57’ 51” 18.16 Scorpius
2023 Mar 24 16h 25m 17s -23° 01’ 17” 18.11 Ophiucus
2023 Mar 25 16h 28m 50s -23° 04’ 23” 18.06 Ophiucus
2023 Mar 26 16h 32m 27s -23° 07’ 10” 18.01 Ophiucus
2023 Mar 27 16h 36m 11s -23° 09’ 37” 17.95 Ophiucus
2023 Mar 28 16h 40m 00s -23° 11’ 39” 17.90 Ophiucus
2023 Mar 29 16h 43m 55s -23° 13’ 17” 17.85 Ophiucus
2023 Mar 30 16h 47m 58s -23° 14’ 26” 17.80 Ophiucus
2023 Mar 31 16h 52m 08s -23° 15’ 09” 17.74 Ophiucus
2023 Apr 01 16h 56m 24s -23° 15’ 19” 17.69 Ophiucus