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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.

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Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) in Corvus on September, 22 2017
12h 18m 14s
-12° 41’ 42”
18.43
 = 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: 102.7°
Max altitude: 25.8°
Azimuth: 257.3°

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 Sep 15 18.55 12h 09m 19s -11° 21’ 18” Virgo
2017 Sep 16 18.53 12h 10m 33s -11° 32’ 35” Virgo
2017 Sep 17 18.51 12h 11m 49s -11° 43’ 54” Corvus
2017 Sep 18 18.50 12h 13m 05s -11° 55’ 19” Corvus
2017 Sep 19 18.48 12h 14m 21s -12° 06’ 48” Corvus
2017 Sep 20 18.47 12h 15m 38s -12° 18’ 21” Corvus
2017 Sep 21 18.45 12h 16m 55s -12° 30’ 00” Corvus
2017 Sep 22 18.43 12h 18m 14s -12° 41’ 42” Corvus
2017 Sep 23 18.42 12h 19m 32s -12° 53’ 27” Corvus
2017 Sep 24 18.40 12h 20m 49s -13° 05’ 17” Corvus
2017 Sep 25 18.39 12h 22m 09s -13° 17’ 12” Corvus
2017 Sep 26 18.37 12h 23m 29s -13° 29’ 11” Corvus
2017 Sep 27 18.35 12h 24m 48s -13° 41’ 14” Corvus
2017 Sep 28 18.34 12h 26m 09s -13° 53’ 21” Corvus

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.

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