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3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) 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 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 438748.66408h 56m 16s+44° 08’ 24”
StarHIP 439546.849208h 57m 07s+44° 24’ 33”
StarHIP 439235.610608h 56m 50s+45° 37’ 54”
StarHIP 447588.784609h 07m 19s+45° 10’ 34”
StarHIP 438986.80708h 56m 33s+45° 45’ 50”
StarHIP 438927.79408h 56m 29s+44° 15’ 04”
StarHIP 441426.651808h 59m 24s+45° 44’ 18”
StarHIP 446918.614809h 06m 26s+46° 10’ 15”
StarHIP 438248.75908h 55m 30s+44° 12’ 40”
StarHIP 438437.837408h 55m 49s+44° 39’ 43”
StarHIP 446718.158609h 06m 12s+44° 52’ 34”
StarHIP 441038.111208h 58m 58s+44° 25’ 30”
GalaxyNGC 271212.708h 59m 31s+44° 54’ 56”
GalaxyUGC 464813.708h 53m 35s+45° 19’ 36”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)

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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