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Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)

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Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) Sky Charts and Coordinates

This is a simplified sky chart, showing where Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) is now with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts are available on TheSkyLive for this object: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) in Sextans on May, 30 2017
High Precision Live Sky Chart
10h 47m 30s
+01° 35’ 48”
19.25
 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) Rise and Set Times

Today's Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. All times are relative to the local timezone Europe/London.

Azimuth: 88.4°
Max altitude: 40.1°
Azimuth: 271.6°

Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date MagnitudeMag Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. Constellation
2017 May 23 19.22 10h 47m 16s +01° 52’ 57” Sextans
2017 May 24 19.23 10h 47m 14s +01° 50’ 47” Sextans
2017 May 25 19.23 10h 47m 14s +01° 48’ 30” Sextans
2017 May 26 19.24 10h 47m 14s +01° 46’ 09” Sextans
2017 May 27 19.24 10h 47m 17s +01° 43’ 42” Sextans
2017 May 28 19.24 10h 47m 20s +01° 41’ 11” Sextans
2017 May 29 19.25 10h 47m 23s +01° 38’ 33” Sextans
2017 May 30 19.25 10h 47m 30s +01° 35’ 48” Sextans
2017 May 31 19.25 10h 47m 35s +01° 33’ 00” Sextans
2017 Jun 01 19.26 10h 47m 43s +01° 30’ 06” Sextans
2017 Jun 02 19.26 10h 47m 50s +01° 27’ 06” Sextans
2017 Jun 03 19.26 10h 48m 00s +01° 24’ 01” Sextans
2017 Jun 04 19.26 10h 48m 10s +01° 20’ 49” Sextans
2017 Jun 05 19.27 10h 48m 20s +01° 17’ 34” Sextans

Distance of Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) from Earth

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) from Earth as a function of time. Distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with a 2 days interval. The reported distances might be inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Distance of Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) from Earth between January 2013 and January 2030

Light Curve of Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA), 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.

Predicted magnitude of Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) between January 2013 and January 2030