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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 January, 20 2017
High Precision Live Sky Chart
12h 01m 32s
+00° 35’ 08”
19.77
 = 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: 89.4°
Max altitude: 39.1°
Azimuth: 270.6°

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 Jan 13 19.89 12h 02m 39s +00° 45’ 42” Virgo
2017 Jan 14 19.87 12h 02m 31s +00° 43’ 59” Virgo
2017 Jan 15 19.86 12h 02m 25s +00° 42’ 19” Virgo
2017 Jan 16 19.84 12h 02m 16s +00° 40’ 44” Virgo
2017 Jan 17 19.82 12h 02m 06s +00° 39’ 12” Virgo
2017 Jan 18 19.81 12h 01m 55s +00° 37’ 46” Virgo
2017 Jan 19 19.79 12h 01m 45s +00° 36’ 25” Virgo
2017 Jan 20 19.77 12h 01m 32s +00° 35’ 08” Virgo
2017 Jan 21 19.75 12h 01m 18s +00° 33’ 57” Virgo
2017 Jan 22 19.73 12h 01m 04s +00° 32’ 49” Virgo
2017 Jan 23 19.72 12h 00m 48s +00° 31’ 47” Virgo
2017 Jan 24 19.70 12h 00m 32s +00° 30’ 50” Virgo
2017 Jan 25 19.68 12h 00m 15s +00° 29’ 57” Virgo
2017 Jan 26 19.66 11h 59m 56s +00° 29’ 08” 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