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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 886157.051218h 05m 33s-19° 45’ 15”
StarHIP 887048.911218h 06m 31s-19° 04’ 03”
StarHIP 887187.981618h 06m 42s-18° 59’ 02”
StarHIP 88762018h 07m 12s-18° 54’ 18”
StarHIP 888048.38918h 07m 40s-18° 01’ 33”
StarHIP 888557.289818h 08m 26s-18° 33’ 07”
StarHIP 888797.731818h 08m 41s-20° 05’ 13”
StarHIP 889827.647418h 09m 44s-18° 50’ 39”
StarHIP 890258.086618h 10m 09s-17° 43’ 57”
StarHIP 891146.484818h 11m 14s-19° 50’ 30”
StarHIP 891777.218218h 11m 57s-20° 25’ 24”
StarHIP 892037.144618h 12m 14s-19° 25’ 58”
StarHIP 892628.230818h 12m 56s-19° 44’ 42”
StarHIP 893848.1818h 14m 25s-18° 09’ 03”
StarHIP 894706.037618h 15m 30s-18° 39’ 41”
StarHIP 89529018h 16m 06s-18° 37’ 02”

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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