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249516 Aretha live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 249516 Aretha 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 249516 Aretha (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 413775.447608h 26m 27s+27° 53’ 37”
StarHIP 410717.849208h 22m 48s+27° 31’ 25”
StarHIP 407798.775408h 19m 23s+28° 13’ 39”
StarHIP 410967.996608h 23m 03s+27° 05’ 38”
StarHIP 407928.294408h 19m 31s+26° 38’ 26”
StarHIP 403878.524408h 14m 43s+27° 09’ 47”
StarHIP 406037.294608h 17m 22s+27° 02’ 57”
StarHIP 404018.384408h 14m 52s+27° 06’ 06”
StarHIP 411948.406408h 24m 21s+26° 27’ 56”
StarHIP 410148.540208h 22m 12s+25° 55’ 25”
StarHIP 408435.088208h 20m 03s+27° 13’ 07”
StarHIP 407397.115208h 18m 54s+26° 20’ 07”
StarHIP 414046.148608h 26m 47s+26° 56’ 07”
StarHIP 403787.977408h 14m 39s+26° 43’ 48”
StarHIP 406677.181208h 18m 06s+26° 25’ 28”
StarHIP 406197.490608h 17m 32s+27° 24’ 08”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 249516 Aretha

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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