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 696078.45914h 14m 46s+26° 31’ 26”
StarHIP 693448.187414h 11m 33s+28° 02’ 12”
StarHIP 695388.514614h 14m 07s+27° 35’ 17”
StarHIP 691698.069214h 09m 30s+26° 53’ 38”
StarHIP 700897.532214h 20m 32s+26° 34’ 22”
StarHIP 696617.277814h 15m 26s+27° 44’ 02”
StarHIP 697438.3214h 16m 29s+26° 37’ 43”
StarHIP 692068.139414h 10m 07s+26° 35’ 58”
StarHIP 698868.101614h 18m 08s+26° 47’ 43”
StarHIP 694618.852214h 13m 16s+27° 40’ 28”
StarHIP 691837.762414h 09m 41s+25° 50’ 45”
StarHIP 697378.85614h 16m 26s+25° 39’ 09”
StarHIP 692308.498614h 10m 26s+27° 37’ 57”
StarHIP 695518.06214h 14m 12s+26° 41’ 43”
StarHIP 697628.955814h 16m 38s+25° 56’ 50”
StarHIP 690618.211614h 08m 09s+26° 46’ 37”

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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