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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):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 80268016h 23m 07s-24° 42’ 29”
StarHIP 804627.86716h 25m 24s-24° 27’ 56”
StarHIP 804938.078616h 25m 50s-26° 34’ 06”
StarHIP 801718.751416h 21m 55s-24° 59’ 27”
StarHIP 806857.50816h 28m 25s-24° 45’ 00”
StarHIP 801122.898416h 21m 11s-25° 35’ 33”
StarHIP 804008.302216h 24m 40s-26° 48’ 25”
StarHIP 802248.63716h 22m 36s-24° 22’ 58”
StarHIP 803718.365616h 24m 21s-25° 01’ 31”
StarHIP 799698.112416h 19m 22s-25° 45’ 38”
StarHIP 800794.528816h 20m 38s-24° 10’ 09”
StarHIP 800498.849416h 20m 21s-25° 06’ 53”
StarHIP 804258.594416h 24m 59s-25° 21’ 17”
StarHIP 803118.878816h 23m 47s-26° 16’ 15”
StarHIP 806736.948616h 28m 15s-25° 27’ 14”

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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