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 582938.833211h 57m 16s-26° 08’ 30”
StarHIP 582278.40211h 56m 32s-26° 32’ 13”
StarHIP 583176.982611h 57m 30s-27° 03’ 20”
StarHIP 581698.383211h 55m 47s-25° 08’ 47”
StarHIP 588928.656812h 04m 41s-24° 54’ 04”
StarHIP 580825.186411h 54m 42s-25° 42’ 50”
StarHIP 586017.648812h 01m 00s-26° 28’ 47”
StarHIP 582708.44211h 57m 02s-25° 28’ 54”
StarHIP 584366.412811h 58m 54s-25° 54’ 31”
StarHIP 581486.69611h 55m 30s-24° 51’ 27”
StarHIP 580048.448611h 53m 50s-25° 50’ 09”
StarHIP 585598.152212h 00m 28s-24° 27’ 29”
GalaxyNGC 408713.112h 05m 35s-26° 31’ 18”
GalaxyESO 505-313.812h 01m 07s-24° 34’ 12”
GalaxyESO 505-213.812h 00m 31s-24° 43’ 18”

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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