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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 33565006h 58m 27s+18° 59’ 50”
StarHIP 331818.01806h 54m 22s+19° 35’ 42”
StarHIP 335838.400806h 58m 38s+17° 28’ 04”
StarHIP 328248.297406h 50m 33s+19° 17’ 52”
StarHIP 327837.842406h 50m 06s+17° 35’ 23”
StarHIP 329467.734406h 51m 45s+17° 40’ 25”
StarHIP 333586.656806h 56m 16s+17° 44’ 14”
StarHIP 334937.168806h 57m 42s+17° 54’ 07”
StarHIP 333508.07906h 56m 11s+18° 48’ 00”
StarHIP 335248.990806h 58m 03s+18° 55’ 35”
StarHIP 333267.613206h 55m 53s+18° 29’ 30”
StarHIP 332037.586206h 54m 39s+17° 41’ 03”
StarHIP 327978.009406h 50m 14s+18° 47’ 52”
StarHIP 327557.610806h 49m 49s+17° 59’ 21”
StarHIP 335727.173806h 58m 31s+19° 13’ 19”
StarHIP 332308.508406h 54m 52s+16° 58’ 32”

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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