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2017 XO2 live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 2017 XO2 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 2017 XO2 (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 293647.463806h 11m 21s+14° 28’ 30”
StarHIP 300557.523206h 19m 28s+13° 26’ 54”
StarHIP 296027.254606h 14m 18s+14° 29’ 37”
StarHIP 295447.675606h 13m 31s+14° 01’ 00”
StarHIP 293716.034606h 11m 27s+13° 38’ 18”
StarHIP 299598.137606h 18m 24s+14° 20’ 55”
StarHIP 298816.575406h 17m 33s+14° 03’ 31”
StarHIP 301807.343406h 21m 00s+14° 42’ 17”
StarHIP 296308.13106h 14m 36s+12° 28’ 37”
StarHIP 300995.519806h 20m 04s+14° 39’ 04”
StarHIP 296785.916806h 15m 08s+13° 51’ 03”
StarHIP 299316.122806h 18m 05s+14° 22’ 58”
StarHIP 299208.515606h 17m 54s+13° 01’ 52”
StarHIP 298808.889606h 17m 31s+14° 32’ 33”
StarHIP 295997.99606h 14m 14s+14° 26’ 55”
StarHIP 300147.399206h 18m 59s+12° 42’ 05”
StarHIP 298328.6106h 16m 54s+14° 10’ 19”
StarHIP 294264.462406h 11m 56s+14° 12’ 31”
StarHIP 293106.931806h 10m 47s+13° 39’ 34”
StarHIP 300516.858206h 19m 25s+13° 26’ 02”
StarHIP 296366.953606h 14m 42s+14° 35’ 10”
StarHIP 300256.733406h 19m 06s+12° 44’ 48”
StarHIP 297365.4706h 15m 44s+12° 33’ 03”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 2017 XO2

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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