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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 Telescopium on February, 18 2018
High Precision Live Sky Chart
18h 37m 33s
-47° 38’ 02”
16.64
 = 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

Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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
2018 Feb 11 16.75 18h 03m 19s -47° 07’ 51” Ara
2018 Feb 12 16.74 18h 08m 06s -47° 13’ 58” Ara
2018 Feb 13 16.72 18h 12m 55s -47° 19’ 31” Telescopium
2018 Feb 14 16.70 18h 17m 45s -47° 24’ 28” Telescopium
2018 Feb 15 16.69 18h 22m 40s -47° 28’ 47” Telescopium
2018 Feb 16 16.67 18h 27m 36s -47° 32’ 30” Telescopium
2018 Feb 17 16.65 18h 32m 34s -47° 35’ 35” Telescopium
2018 Feb 18 16.64 18h 37m 33s -47° 38’ 02” Telescopium
2018 Feb 19 16.62 18h 42m 36s -47° 39’ 47” Telescopium
2018 Feb 20 16.61 18h 47m 39s -47° 40’ 51” Telescopium
2018 Feb 21 16.59 18h 52m 45s -47° 41’ 14” Telescopium
2018 Feb 22 16.57 18h 57m 51s -47° 40’ 54” Telescopium
2018 Feb 23 16.56 19h 03m 00s -47° 39’ 51” Telescopium
2018 Feb 24 16.54 19h 08m 08s -47° 38’ 03” Telescopium

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 December 2075

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 December 2075