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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 36128.51900h 46m 16s-06° 33’ 58”
StarHIP 36228.306400h 46m 27s-06° 41’ 06”
StarHIP 37277.934200h 47m 52s-05° 59’ 33”
StarHIP 38747.702800h 49m 44s-07° 50’ 57”
StarHIP 40368.263400h 51m 44s-06° 06’ 00”
StarHIP 40447.945800h 51m 50s-08° 09’ 56”
StarHIP 40548.7500h 51m 54s-07° 07’ 29”
StarHIP 40688.474600h 52m 11s-06° 00’ 03”
StarHIP 41568.710600h 53m 06s-05° 37’ 11”
StarHIP 42768.934600h 54m 43s-07° 14’ 17”
StarHIP 43465.720600h 55m 42s-07° 20’ 49”
StarHIP 44038.295600h 56m 28s-06° 43’ 15”
GalaxyPGC 293613.200h 50m 27s-05° 51’ 32”
GalaxyNGC 27313.900h 50m 48s-06° 53’ 09”
GalaxyNGC 27413.200h 51m 01s-07° 03’ 27”
GalaxyNGC 27513.100h 51m 04s-07° 03’ 56”
GalaxyNGC 29813.500h 55m 01s-07° 21’ 34”

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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