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5 Astraea live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 5 Astraea 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 5 Astraea (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 689405.431614h 06m 42s-09° 18’ 48”
StarHIP 692038.811214h 10m 04s-08° 22’ 18”
StarHIP 693638.635414h 11m 55s-09° 57’ 53”
StarHIP 694667.06514h 13m 18s-08° 26’ 40”
StarHIP 691276.351214h 09m 00s-10° 20’ 04”
StarHIP 689937.936614h 07m 29s-10° 19’ 25”
StarHIP 694274.043814h 12m 53s-10° 16’ 26”
StarHIP 693388.807414h 11m 29s-10° 36’ 19”
StarHIP 697736.340814h 16m 48s-08° 53’ 03”
StarHIP 695418.358214h 14m 09s-08° 31’ 06”
StarHIP 689218.908614h 06m 34s-10° 05’ 47”
StarHIP 693257.928614h 11m 19s-10° 28’ 44”
StarHIP 694638.080614h 13m 17s-08° 40’ 09”
StarHIP 694037.130614h 12m 33s-09° 54’ 00”
StarHIP 696948.786414h 15m 58s-09° 22’ 44”
StarHIP 698236.468214h 17m 22s-09° 01’ 21”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 5 Astraea

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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