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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 37605.804200h 48m 17s+07° 17’ 59”
StarHIP 41208.432600h 52m 46s+09° 48’ 12”
StarHIP 41138.50500h 52m 43s+07° 42’ 07”
StarHIP 37864.277800h 48m 40s+07° 35’ 06”
StarHIP 40948.567600h 52m 32s+08° 39’ 55”
StarHIP 37538.04700h 48m 10s+09° 13’ 17”
StarHIP 39698.863400h 51m 02s+09° 13’ 43”
StarHIP 35747.728400h 45m 40s+07° 50’ 42”
StarHIP 39688.903200h 51m 01s+08° 20’ 10”
StarHIP 39638.074600h 50m 55s+08° 02’ 45”
StarHIP 42788.119800h 54m 45s+09° 25’ 43”
StarHIP 38628.150800h 49m 34s+07° 57’ 17”
StarHIP 39047.536600h 50m 04s+07° 40’ 06”
GalaxyNGC 25713.400h 48m 01s+08° 17’ 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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