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65803 Didymos (1996 GT) live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 65803 Didymos (1996 GT) 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 65803 Didymos (1996 GT) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 115064023h 18m 23s-24° 59’ 54”
StarHIP 115850023h 28m 15s-25° 41’ 59”
StarHIP 1154658.950423h 23m 23s-26° 23’ 32”
StarHIP 1150688.568423h 18m 24s-25° 00’ 08”
StarHIP 1151548.951623h 19m 31s-26° 27’ 09”
StarHIP 1152968.23523h 21m 05s-25° 15’ 11”
StarHIP 1154547.917223h 23m 13s-24° 36’ 57”
StarHIP 1158288.221223h 27m 56s-26° 27’ 15”
StarHIP 1158586.897623h 28m 25s-25° 25’ 13”
StarHIP 1157958.426823h 27m 31s-24° 28’ 22”
StarHIP 1153778.212823h 22m 19s-24° 15’ 01”
StarHIP 1151077.921823h 18m 51s-25° 56’ 34”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 65803 Didymos (1996 GT)

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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