Asteroid A/2017 U7
Asteroid A/2017 U7 Position
Simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid A/2017 U7 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see fuillscreen Online Planetarium)
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Asteroid A/2017 U7 Distance
The distance of Asteroid A/2017 U7 from Earth is currently 885,571,965 kilometers, equivalent to 5.919683 Astronomical Units. Light takes 49 minutes and 13.9501 seconds to travel from Asteroid A/2017 U7 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid A/2017 U7 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.
The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of A/2017 U7 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Asteroid A/2017 U7 to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid A/2017 U7 to Earth happens on Fri Aug 2 2019 at a distance of 5.49296224 Astronomical Units, or 821,735,456 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Asteroid A/2017 U7 brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid A/2017 U7, 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.
Asteroid A/2017 U7 rise and set times
Asteroid A/2017 U7 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid A/2017 U7 touches the horizon, consideting the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmoshpere conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.
Asteroid A/2017 U7 Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||6.41774707 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2019-Sep-10 20:32:57
|Argument of perihelion||peri||325.99383047726°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||276.22908730604°|
Visualization of Asteroid A/2017 U7 Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid A/2017 U7 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid A/2017 U7 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!
Asteroid A/2017 U7 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid A/2017 U7 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid A/2017 U7 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2019 Sep 14||20h 15m 37s||-42° 12’ 51”||17.10||Sagittarius|
|2019 Sep 15||20h 14m 35s||-42° 09’ 07”||17.10||Sagittarius|
|2019 Sep 16||20h 13m 33s||-42° 05’ 18”||17.11||Sagittarius|
|2019 Sep 17||20h 12m 33s||-42° 01’ 23”||17.11||Sagittarius|
|2019 Sep 18||20h 11m 35s||-41° 57’ 25”||17.12||Sagittarius|
|2019 Sep 19||20h 10m 37s||-41° 53’ 21”||17.12||Sagittarius|
|2019 Sep 20||20h 09m 41s||-41° 49’ 14”||17.13||Sagittarius|
|2019 Sep 21||20h 08m 45s||-41° 45’ 02”||17.13||Sagittarius|
|2019 Sep 22||20h 07m 51s||-41° 40’ 45”||17.14||Sagittarius|
|2019 Sep 23||20h 06m 57s||-41° 36’ 25”||17.15||Sagittarius|
|2019 Sep 24||20h 06m 06s||-41° 32’ 03”||17.15||Sagittarius|
|2019 Sep 25||20h 05m 16s||-41° 27’ 36”||17.16||Sagittarius|
|2019 Sep 26||20h 04m 26s||-41° 23’ 04”||17.16||Sagittarius|
|2019 Sep 27||20h 03m 38s||-41° 18’ 30”||17.17||Sagittarius|