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 443128.35909h 01m 26s+19° 02’ 14”
StarHIP 444328.879209h 03m 08s+17° 34’ 25”
StarHIP 444777.7709h 03m 44s+20° 03’ 47”
StarHIP 444898.427609h 03m 52s+18° 41’ 09”
StarHIP 446167.883609h 05m 29s+19° 26’ 09”
StarHIP 446378.08309h 05m 45s+17° 23’ 24”
StarHIP 447057.458809h 06m 32s+20° 07’ 09”
StarHIP 447498.044209h 07m 11s+18° 08’ 35”
StarHIP 450058.881809h 09m 59s+18° 57’ 14”
StarHIP 450747.930409h 10m 53s+18° 53’ 19”
GalaxyNGC 274413.909h 04m 38s+18° 27’ 25”
GalaxyNGC 274912.709h 05m 21s+18° 18’ 51”

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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