2016 WF9 live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 2016 WF9 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 WF9 (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 37779007h 44m 46s-13° 05’ 56”
StarHIP 375368.826407h 42m 13s-11° 20’ 58”
StarHIP 373756.293607h 40m 21s-11° 45’ 09”
StarHIP 372967.336207h 39m 27s-11° 33’ 50”
StarHIP 373278.26407h 39m 45s-12° 30’ 44”
StarHIP 375207.457807h 42m 01s-11° 51’ 10”
StarHIP 378218.42107h 45m 17s-10° 52’ 04”
StarHIP 379516.391807h 46m 44s-12° 40’ 31”
StarHIP 373667.929807h 40m 13s-12° 04’ 49”
StarHIP 378018.106207h 45m 03s-11° 45’ 51”
StarHIP 380485.5807h 47m 56s-12° 11’ 34”
StarHIP 377508.626407h 44m 33s-12° 18’ 49”
StarHIP 379417.923807h 46m 34s-11° 41’ 16”
StarHIP 375968.369207h 42m 51s-12° 40’ 05”
StarHIP 381037.615207h 48m 30s-12° 13’ 06”
GalaxyPGC 2168713.907h 44m 37s-13° 07’ 17”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 2016 WF9

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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