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A/2017 U7 live position and data

This page shows Asteroid A/2017 U7 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 A/2017 U7 (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 1053278.178421h 20m 04s-42° 40’ 43”
StarHIP 1054277.93921h 21m 19s-41° 21’ 17”
StarHIP 1059418.98121h 27m 20s-43° 55’ 28”
StarHIP 1057218.274621h 24m 46s-41° 59’ 45”
StarHIP 1057887.488821h 25m 28s-41° 42’ 07”
StarHIP 1061286.860421h 29m 51s-43° 30’ 26”
StarHIP 1061118.854621h 29m 38s-41° 47’ 54”
StarHIP 1059135.542621h 27m 01s-42° 32’ 52”
StarHIP 1053678.49221h 20m 31s-43° 34’ 36”
StarHIP 1060778.856421h 29m 13s-41° 24’ 57”
StarHIP 1056067.535221h 23m 22s-41° 33’ 07”
StarHIP 1058187.880821h 25m 50s-43° 46’ 40”
StarHIP 1054527.907421h 21m 30s-42° 57’ 05”
StarHIP 1054707.844421h 21m 46s-43° 24’ 01”
GalaxyNGC 705712.621h 24m 58s-42° 27’ 38”
GalaxyNGC 706013.721h 25m 53s-42° 24’ 35”
GalaxyNGC 707012.821h 30m 25s-43° 05’ 12”
GalaxyNGC 7070A13.321h 31m 47s-42° 50’ 44”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid A/2017 U7

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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