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Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

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Asteroid 192 Nausikaa Sky Charts and Coordinates

This is a simplified sky chart, showing where Asteroid 192 Nausikaa is now with respect to the brightest stars and constellations.

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Asteroid 192 Nausikaa in Scorpius on August, 18 2018
High Precision Live Sky Chart
16h 39m 58s
-30° 12’ 58”
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 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa Rise and Set Times

Today's Asteroid 192 Nausikaa rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. All times are relative to the local timezone Europe/London.

Azimuth: 120.2°
Max altitude: 8.3°
Azimuth: 239.8°

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa Orbit Diagram

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 192 Nausikaa with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 192 Nausikaa 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!

Orbit Diagram of Asteroid 192 Nausikaa
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Asteroid 192 Nausikaa Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 192 Nausikaa computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 192 Nausikaa in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2018 Aug 11 16h 36m 15s -30° 35’ 45” 11.48 Scorpius
2018 Aug 12 16h 36m 39s -30° 32’ 25” 11.49 Scorpius
2018 Aug 13 16h 37m 06s -30° 29’ 08” 11.51 Scorpius
2018 Aug 14 16h 37m 35s -30° 25’ 55” 11.52 Scorpius
2018 Aug 15 16h 38m 06s -30° 22’ 46” 11.54 Scorpius
2018 Aug 16 16h 38m 38s -30° 19’ 41” 11.55 Scorpius
2018 Aug 17 16h 39m 11s -30° 16’ 41” 11.56 Scorpius
2018 Aug 18 16h 39m 48s -30° 13’ 44” 11.58 Scorpius
2018 Aug 19 16h 40m 26s -30° 10’ 50” 11.59 Scorpius
2018 Aug 20 16h 41m 05s -30° 08’ 00” 11.60 Scorpius
2018 Aug 21 16h 41m 48s -30° 05’ 16” 11.62 Scorpius
2018 Aug 22 16h 42m 30s -30° 02’ 33” 11.63 Scorpius
2018 Aug 23 16h 43m 15s -29° 59’ 54” 11.64 Scorpius
2018 Aug 24 16h 44m 02s -29° 57’ 19” 11.65 Scorpius

Distance of Asteroid 192 Nausikaa from Earth

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 192 Nausikaa 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 192 Nausikaa is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Distance of Asteroid 192 Nausikaa from Earth between January 2013 and December 2075

Light Curve of Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 192 Nausikaa, 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 192 Nausikaa between January 2013 and December 2075

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa Physical Data

The following shows the known values of the most important physical parameters of Asteroid 192 Nausikaa. Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Physical Parameter Value Relative to Earth
Diameter 103.26 km 0.0081
Sideral Rotation 13.6250 hours 0.5693
Absolute Magnitude 7.13
Geometric Albedo 0.233

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid 192 Nausikaa at epoch 22 March 2018 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458200.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.24497804
Orbit inclination i 6.79757954°
Perihelion distance q 1.81516512 AU
271,544,837 km
Aphelion distance Q 2.99307943 AU
447,758,310 km
Semi-major axis a 2.40412227 AU
359,651,574 km
Orbital period period 3.7300 years
1,361.5489 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2019-May-03 14:14:44
2,458,607.0936 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 30.529021296218°
Longitude of the ascending node node 343.13906304551°
Mean anomaly M 252.49473039772°
Mean motion n 0.26440475°/day
Closest approach to Earth* 2067-Oct-07
Distance of closest approach* 0.81569687 AU
122,026,515 km

* NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed for the time interval between 2013-Jan-01 and 2075-Dec-31, with a sampling interval of 1 day.