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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).

Local Time:
Right Ascension: 1.743935
Declination: 4.177754 (J2000)
Magnitude: 8.80
Constellation: Pisces
Solar Elongation: 85.8°

Distance of 1 Ceres from the Sun: 421218418 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]
Distance of 1 Ceres from the Earth: 405441393 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]

Perihelion: 27 Apr 2018 01:19 UTC []

RA: -
Dec: -

Conjunctions of 1 Ceres with other objects

The following table is a list of bright objects (stars brighter than magnitude 9.0 and galaxies brighter than magmitude 14.0) that are currently in close conjunction (less than 1.5 degrees apart) with Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres:

Object TypeObject NameMagnitudeR.A.Dec.
StarHIP 77328.675601h 39m 34s+03° 33’ 03”
StarHIP 77478.107401h 39m 43s+03° 27’ 19”
StarHIP 78608.008801h 41m 06s+03° 42’ 49”
StarHIP 8051001h 43m 20s+04° 19’ 24”
StarHIP 8055001h 43m 27s+04° 52’ 51”
StarHIP 80908.142601h 43m 51s+03° 35’ 24”
StarHIP 81346.550801h 44m 35s+03° 13’ 25”
StarHIP 82116.97301h 45m 43s+03° 40’ 02”
StarHIP 82256.791601h 45m 55s+03° 25’ 03”
StarHIP 83298.254801h 47m 22s+03° 55’ 02”
StarHIP 84045.804801h 48m 26s+03° 41’ 07”
GalaxyNGC 66413.701h 43m 45s+04° 13’ 17”

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