288P (2006 VW139) live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139) 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 288P (2006 VW139) (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 741457.426215h 09m 02s-13° 59’ 58”
StarHIP 744137.458815h 12m 26s-15° 42’ 54”
StarHIP 740077.740815h 07m 25s-15° 25’ 00”
StarHIP 742098.584215h 09m 52s-15° 42’ 23”
StarHIP 745317.415415h 13m 47s-14° 01’ 22”
StarHIP 743618.9115h 11m 48s-15° 13’ 53”
StarHIP 746468.84715h 15m 07s-15° 09’ 11”
StarHIP 737667.83915h 04m 44s-14° 59’ 50”
StarHIP 746808.14815h 15m 45s-14° 41’ 34”
StarHIP 744318.050815h 12m 41s-14° 41’ 38”
StarHIP 740058.059615h 07m 25s-14° 40’ 44”
StarHIP 745816.593615h 14m 18s-14° 12’ 33”
StarHIP 740507.972815h 07m 58s-14° 35’ 32”
GalaxyNGC 587812.515h 13m 45s-14° 16’ 14”
GalaxyNGC 589212.415h 13m 48s-15° 27’ 50”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139)

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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