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Solar Orbiter Flyby

On November 27 2021, the interplanetary probe Solar Orbiter will fly past the Earth. The Earth will give it a "gravity assist" and put it on a trajectory to reach Venus where it will receive a further assist. If you know where to look and live in the right part of the world, you will have a chance to see it through binoculars or a telescope.

Flyby data
Time of closest approachNov 27, 08:00:30
Distance of closest approach6,833 km
Speed at closest approach15.139 km/s
Speed at infinity (rel. to Earth)10.607 km/s

Flyby Overview

Ground Track

Position Table

Click on a table row to load a finder chart corresponding to that time, or alternatively, you can go straight to a finder chart for a time near closest approach by clicking here.

Time Distance (km) Brightness Altitude Azimuth Right ascension Declination Constellation Sun altitude
Nov 27, 06:00:3082,69513.94.3°130.6°14h 20.7m-29° 7'Hydra-10.3°
Nov 27, 06:10:3075,89213.76.0°132.4°14h 19.3m-29° 12'Hydra-8.4°
Nov 27, 06:20:3069,07313.57.6°134.4°14h 17.5m-29° 19'Hydra-6.4°
Nov 27, 06:30:3062,23413.29.3°136.5°14h 15.3m-29° 26'Hydra-4.5°
Nov 27, 06:40:3055,37113.011.0°138.8°14h 12.5m-29° 35'Hydra-2.7°
Nov 27, 06:50:3048,47812.712.6°141.3°14h 8.9m-29° 46'Hydra-0.8°
Nov 27, 07:00:3041,54712.314.3°144.2°14h 4.0m-30° 0'Hydra1.0°
Nov 27, 07:10:3034,56811.815.9°147.5°13h 57.2m-30° 20'Centaurus2.8°
Nov 27, 07:20:3027,52611.317.6°151.8°13h 46.8m-30° 48'Centaurus4.6°
Nov 27, 07:30:3020,40610.519.3°157.8°13h 29.1m-31° 34'Centaurus6.4°
Nov 27, 07:40:3013,2219.320.8°168.5°12h 51.8m-32° 55'Centaurus8.1°
Nov 27, 07:50:306,3817.317.9°198.3°10h 45.8m-34° 12'Antlia9.8°
Nov 27, 08:00:305,881--22.3°285.0°4h 33.9m-1° 20'Eridanus11.5°
Nov 27, 08:10:3012,973--38.1°323.4°2h 23.7m9° 15'Cetus13.1°
Nov 27, 08:20:3020,2749.0-42.7°339.4°1h 41.1m9° 52'Pisces14.7°
Nov 27, 08:30:3027,3629.7-44.6°349.6°1h 20.4m9° 42'Pisces16.2°
Nov 27, 08:40:3034,30010.2-45.3°357.3°1h 8.1m9° 29'Pisces17.7°
Nov 27, 08:50:3041,13110.7-45.5°3.7°1h 0.0m9° 17'Pisces19.2°
Nov 27, 09:00:3047,88311.0-45.3°9.3°0h 54.1m9° 7'Pisces20.6°
Nov 27, 09:10:3054,57111.3-44.8°14.3°0h 49.7m8° 59'Pisces22.0°
Nov 27, 09:20:3061,20911.5-44.1°18.8°0h 46.3m8° 53'Pisces23.3°
Nov 27, 09:30:3067,80411.8-43.3°23.0°0h 43.5m8° 47'Pisces24.5°
Nov 27, 09:40:3074,36112.0-42.3°27.0°0h 41.2m8° 43'Pisces25.7°
Nov 27, 09:50:3080,88712.2-41.2°30.6°0h 39.3m8° 39'Pisces26.8°
Nov 27, 10:00:3087,38412.3-39.9°34.1°0h 37.6m8° 35'Pisces27.9°
 

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