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 564398.517211h 34m 17s+14° 41’ 45”
StarHIP 566488.798211h 36m 57s+14° 00’ 47”
StarHIP 567208.805811h 37m 45s+15° 08’ 34”
StarHIP 568108.401211h 38m 45s+15° 25’ 09”
StarHIP 567828.72711h 38m 29s+13° 55’ 38”
StarHIP 565978.236811h 36m 14s+14° 41’ 51”
StarHIP 567368.781811h 37m 57s+15° 46’ 36”
StarHIP 570638.892611h 41m 53s+15° 48’ 00”
StarHIP 564278.580211h 34m 08s+14° 53’ 29”
GalaxyNGC 380013.311h 40m 12s+15° 20’ 32”

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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