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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 902418.550218h 24m 44s-16° 47’ 49”
StarHIP 904188.036818h 26m 55s-17° 11’ 51”
StarHIP 899638.31918h 21m 19s-16° 22’ 26”
StarHIP 898515.243218h 20m 08s-15° 49’ 53”
StarHIP 900017.582418h 21m 48s-16° 19’ 28”
StarHIP 899568.103818h 21m 14s-16° 22’ 31”
StarHIP 899467.745418h 21m 09s-17° 22’ 53”
StarHIP 899338.109618h 21m 00s-17° 09’ 06”
StarHIP 898236.74818h 19m 50s-17° 45’ 02”
StarHIP 895848.142218h 16m 49s-16° 31’ 04”
StarHIP 899928.883218h 21m 43s-17° 53’ 51”
StarHIP 903697.348218h 26m 23s-15° 37’ 48”
StarHIP 900817.588418h 23m 00s-17° 40’ 37”
StarHIP 904847.839418h 27m 47s-16° 25’ 38”
StarHIP 899386.744818h 21m 02s-15° 13’ 50”
StarHIP 904328.001818h 27m 05s-17° 19’ 28”
StarHIP 902328.309618h 24m 39s-15° 23’ 32”
StarHIP 898318.612418h 19m 53s-17° 04’ 22”
StarHIP 897838.301418h 19m 21s-15° 36’ 46”
StarHIP 896095.64718h 17m 11s-17° 22’ 25”

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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