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1999 WK4 live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 1999 KW4 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 1999 KW4 (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 65418013h 24m 30s+20° 27’ 23”
StarHIP 650058.408213h 19m 26s+22° 49’ 39”
StarHIP 650018.924813h 19m 25s+21° 03’ 54”
StarHIP 648858.752813h 18m 00s+20° 59’ 54”
StarHIP 648138.067613h 17m 03s+20° 52’ 03”
StarHIP 655448.56113h 26m 10s+20° 48’ 43”
StarHIP 647227.392813h 15m 57s+21° 22’ 54”
StarHIP 652168.206613h 21m 56s+22° 18’ 39”
StarHIP 652557.14313h 22m 25s+20° 41’ 48”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 1999 KW4

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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