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1 Ceres live position and data

This page shows Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres 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 Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 79085016h 08m 35s-20° 48’ 26”
StarHIP 795246.635816h 13m 40s-21° 23’ 59”
StarHIP 789778.658616h 07m 17s-22° 03’ 36”
StarHIP 787088.606416h 04m 03s-21° 55’ 38”
StarHIP 792447.031216h 10m 19s-22° 09’ 25”
StarHIP 788477.775816h 05m 43s-21° 50’ 19”
StarHIP 792507.766816h 10m 25s-23° 06’ 23”
StarHIP 785497.323816h 02m 13s-22° 41’ 15”
StarHIP 790838.347616h 08m 35s-20° 45’ 29”
StarHIP 793698.91116h 11m 55s-21° 06’ 17”
StarHIP 789333.94916h 06m 48s-20° 40’ 08”
StarHIP 789377.815216h 06m 51s-21° 51’ 49”
StarHIP 793668.19716h 11m 52s-22° 32’ 41”
StarHIP 789904.237216h 07m 24s-20° 52’ 07”
StarHIP 790207.906416h 07m 44s-21° 24’ 43”
StarHIP 785307.17216h 01m 55s-21° 58’ 49”
StarHIP 794768.813616h 13m 11s-22° 29’ 06”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

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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