Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB)
The current Right Ascension of Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) is 00h 54m 15s and the Declination is +07° 20’ 45” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom ). The current magnitude of Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) is 18.59 (JPL).
- 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
- Given its current magnitude, 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) 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.
Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.
Also check out Where is Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB)?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) from Earth is currently 2,720,038,971 kilometers, equivalent to 18.182337 Astronomical Units. Light takes 2 hours, 31 minutes and 13.0734 seconds to travel from Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) 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 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest Approach of Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) to Earth
Between 1 January 2013 and 30 December 2100, the closest approach of Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) to Earth happens on Thu Apr 4 2097 at a distance of 7.455321 Astronomical Units, or 1,115,300,205 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) Brightness and Light Curve
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB), 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 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||8.55399473 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2046-Sep-21 09:57:39
|Argument of perihelion||peri||339.4390698509°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||209.30547115602°|
Visualization of Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) 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 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB) in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2023 Nov 28||00h 54m 51s||+07° 25’ 37”||18.56||Pisces|
|2023 Nov 29||00h 54m 46s||+07° 24’ 55”||18.56||Pisces|
|2023 Nov 30||00h 54m 41s||+07° 24’ 14”||18.57||Pisces|
|2023 Dec 01||00h 54m 36s||+07° 23’ 34”||18.57||Pisces|
|2023 Dec 02||00h 54m 30s||+07° 22’ 54”||18.57||Pisces|
|2023 Dec 03||00h 54m 25s||+07° 22’ 17”||18.58||Pisces|
|2023 Dec 04||00h 54m 21s||+07° 21’ 39”||18.58||Pisces|
|2023 Dec 05||00h 54m 18s||+07° 21’ 03”||18.59||Pisces|
|2023 Dec 06||00h 54m 12s||+07° 20’ 29”||18.59||Pisces|
|2023 Dec 07||00h 54m 08s||+07° 19’ 54”||18.59||Pisces|
|2023 Dec 08||00h 54m 06s||+07° 19’ 23”||18.60||Pisces|
|2023 Dec 09||00h 54m 02s||+07° 18’ 51”||18.60||Pisces|
|2023 Dec 10||00h 53m 58s||+07° 18’ 21”||18.60||Pisces|
|2023 Dec 11||00h 53m 56s||+07° 17’ 53”||18.61||Pisces|