Asteroid 6 Hebe
Asteroid 6 Hebe is currently in the constellation of Libra. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid 6 Hebe is 15h 03m 07s and the Declination is -05° 43’ 39” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid 6 Hebe is 11.36 (JPL).
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Asteroid 6 Hebe Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid 6 Hebe finder charts showing where the object is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars. The first finder chart has a field of view of 50 degrees, while the second one has a field of view of 10 degrees. Click on each finder chart to access a full screen interactive Online Planetarium.
Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Asteroid 6 Hebe is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.
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Asteroid 6 Hebe Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid 6 Hebe from Earth is currently 554,234,030 kilometers, equivalent to 3.704826 Astronomical Units. Light takes 30 minutes and 48.7257 seconds to travel from Asteroid 6 Hebe and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 6 Hebe from Earth as a function of time. In the chart the distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with an interval of 1 day.
The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of 6 Hebe from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Asteroid 6 Hebe to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100, the closest approach of Asteroid 6 Hebe to Earth happens on Wed Sep 21 2044 at a distance of 0.974147 Astronomical Units, or 145,730,328 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Asteroid 6 Hebe brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 6 Hebe, 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.
Asteroid 6 Hebe rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid 6 Hebe touches the horizon, considering the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmospheric conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.
Asteroid 6 Hebe Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||1.93182199 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2022-Mar-10 12:42:09
|Argument of perihelion||peri||239.73627076612°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||138.64343361822°|
Visualization of Asteroid 6 Hebe Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 6 Hebe with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 6 Hebe and the planets along their orbits in this diagram accurately represents the current configuration of the objects in the Solar System. This is an experimental feature and it requires a WebGL enabled browser. Please provide us feedback!
Asteroid 6 Hebe Physical Data
The following shows the known values of the most important physical parameters of Asteroid 6 Hebe. Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Physical Parameter||Value||Relative to Earth|
|Sideral Rotation||7.2745 hours||0.3039|
Asteroid 6 Hebe 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 6 Hebe computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 6 Hebe in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2020 Oct 12||14h 51m 21s||-04° 42’ 15”||11.40||Libra|
|2020 Oct 13||14h 52m 50s||-04° 50’ 12”||11.40||Libra|
|2020 Oct 14||14h 54m 19s||-04° 58’ 05”||11.39||Libra|
|2020 Oct 15||14h 55m 47s||-05° 05’ 57”||11.39||Libra|
|2020 Oct 16||14h 57m 18s||-05° 13’ 46”||11.38||Libra|
|2020 Oct 17||14h 58m 48s||-05° 21’ 33”||11.38||Libra|
|2020 Oct 18||15h 00m 18s||-05° 29’ 17”||11.37||Libra|
|2020 Oct 19||15h 01m 47s||-05° 36’ 57”||11.36||Libra|
|2020 Oct 20||15h 03m 19s||-05° 44’ 35”||11.36||Libra|
|2020 Oct 21||15h 04m 50s||-05° 52’ 09”||11.35||Libra|
|2020 Oct 22||15h 06m 20s||-05° 59’ 42”||11.35||Libra|
|2020 Oct 23||15h 07m 51s||-06° 07’ 09”||11.34||Libra|
|2020 Oct 24||15h 09m 24s||-06° 14’ 35”||11.33||Libra|
|2020 Oct 25||15h 10m 55s||-06° 21’ 57”||11.33||Libra|