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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 Virgo on February, 25 2017
High Precision Live Sky Chart
11h 43m 09s
+00° 40’ 50”
19.01
 = 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: 89.3°
Max altitude: 39.2°
Azimuth: 270.7°

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 Feb 18 19.18 11h 48m 16s +00° 32’ 21” Virgo
2017 Feb 19 19.16 11h 47m 35s +00° 33’ 23” Virgo
2017 Feb 20 19.13 11h 46m 53s +00° 34’ 27” Virgo
2017 Feb 21 19.11 11h 46m 09s +00° 35’ 36” Virgo
2017 Feb 22 19.09 11h 45m 25s +00° 36’ 50” Virgo
2017 Feb 23 19.06 11h 44m 40s +00° 38’ 07” Virgo
2017 Feb 24 19.04 11h 43m 55s +00° 39’ 26” Virgo
2017 Feb 25 19.01 11h 43m 09s +00° 40’ 50” Virgo
2017 Feb 26 18.99 11h 42m 21s +00° 42’ 18” Virgo
2017 Feb 27 18.96 11h 41m 34s +00° 43’ 47” Virgo
2017 Feb 28 18.94 11h 40m 45s +00° 45’ 21” Virgo
2017 Mar 01 18.91 11h 39m 56s +00° 46’ 58” Virgo
2017 Mar 02 18.89 11h 39m 07s +00° 48’ 38” Virgo
2017 Mar 03 18.86 11h 38m 17s +00° 50’ 20” Virgo

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