2016 HO3 live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 2016 HO3 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 2016 HO3 (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 51595010h 32m 21s-41° 10’ 35”
StarHIP 523968.25810h 42m 35s-41° 54’ 14”
StarHIP 515127.34910h 31m 13s-42° 13’ 45”
StarHIP 522188.84910h 40m 08s-43° 04’ 50”
StarHIP 521097.542410h 38m 48s-40° 40’ 19”
StarHIP 525668.96510h 44m 50s-42° 26’ 00”
StarHIP 515048.004810h 31m 06s-42° 13’ 15”
StarHIP 520547.636210h 38m 13s-41° 04’ 04”
StarHIP 519728.844810h 37m 09s-42° 41’ 08”
StarHIP 519636.892610h 36m 58s-41° 20’ 28”
StarHIP 522008.987810h 39m 54s-41° 03’ 53”
StarHIP 521126.058610h 38m 50s-42° 45’ 12”
StarHIP 518278.56910h 35m 17s-43° 03’ 08”
StarHIP 517657.42210h 34m 40s-41° 44’ 58”
StarHIP 517668.355210h 34m 40s-42° 05’ 41”
GalaxyNGC 331812.310h 37m 15s-41° 37’ 41”
GalaxyNGC 3318B13.910h 37m 34s-41° 27’ 54”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 2016 HO3

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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