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1998 OR2 live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 1998 OR2 location and other relevant astronomical data in real time. The celestial coordinates, magnitude, distances and speed are updated in real time and are computed using high quality data sets provided by the JPL Horizons ephemeris service (see acknowledgements for details). The sky map shown below represents a rectangular portion of the sky 60x40 arcminutes wide. By comparison the diameter of the full Moon is about 30 arcmins, so the full horizontal extent of the map is approximately 2 full Moons wide. Depending on the device you are using, the map can be dragged horizondally or vertically using the mouse or touchscreen. The deep sky image in the background is provided by the Digitized Sky Survey (acknowledgements).

Current close conjunctions

List of bright objects (stars brighter than magnitude 9.0 and galaxies brighter than magmitude 14.0) close to Asteroid 1998 OR2 (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 109941022h 16m 00s-14° 11’ 02”
StarHIP 1096078.165422h 12m 11s-14° 13’ 30”
StarHIP 1098207.18922h 14m 37s-15° 06’ 05”
StarHIP 1099437.771822h 16m 00s-14° 26’ 09”
StarHIP 1100308.05622h 17m 09s-14° 11’ 32”
StarHIP 1103338.97222h 20m 49s-13° 58’ 42”
StarHIP 1101388.950422h 18m 35s-14° 37’ 58”
StarHIP 1101795.851422h 19m 00s-13° 18’ 17”
StarHIP 1096246.019822h 12m 25s-14° 11’ 37”
StarHIP 1096728.755422h 13m 00s-13° 01’ 40”
StarHIP 1099977.982222h 16m 45s-14° 57’ 47”
StarHIP 1099708.025822h 16m 25s-14° 02’ 41”
StarHIP 1101318.297422h 18m 30s-15° 00’ 46”
StarHIP 1098327.76822h 14m 44s-15° 42’ 05”
StarHIP 1103508.178422h 21m 01s-14° 55’ 07”
StarHIP 1100005.230622h 16m 48s-12° 49’ 53”
StarHIP 1100147.131822h 16m 56s-14° 39’ 24”
StarHIP 1103887.625422h 21m 33s-14° 27’ 24”
StarHIP 1096837.511422h 13m 06s-13° 52’ 15”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 1998 OR2

Astronomy databases

This online sky chart is created using the following astronomy databases and services:

  1. The Digitized Sky Survey, a photographic survey of the whole sky created using images from different telescopes, including the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain
  2. The Hipparcos Star Catalogue, containing more than 100.000 bright stars
  3. The PGC 2003 Catalogue, containing information about 1 million galaxies
  4. The GSC 2.3 Catalogue, containing information about more than 2 billion stars and galaxies
Please see the acknowledgements section.

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