2020 CD3 live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon) 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 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon) (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 9607002h 03m 32s+12° 35’ 05”
StarHIP 10106002h 10m 03s+12° 20’ 38”
StarHIP 98287.031402h 06m 29s+13° 27’ 42”
StarHIP 101188.468402h 10m 07s+12° 06’ 50”
StarHIP 100818.707202h 09m 38s+14° 24’ 23”
StarHIP 96438.856802h 03m 56s+14° 11’ 03”
StarHIP 94058.2102h 00m 49s+13° 23’ 04”
StarHIP 97827.842602h 05m 47s+13° 20’ 33”
StarHIP 95335.843402h 02m 35s+13° 28’ 36”
StarHIP 101757.569602h 10m 52s+13° 41’ 00”
StarHIP 101978.857202h 11m 08s+12° 19’ 30”
StarHIP 100947.679602h 09m 46s+13° 10’ 32”
StarHIP 98488.168802h 06m 41s+14° 35’ 01”
StarHIP 95176.763202h 02m 24s+12° 41’ 06”
GalaxyNGC 82013.702h 08m 25s+14° 20’ 57”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon)

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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