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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 524548.190810h 43m 22s+01° 55’ 08”
StarHIP 524608.27710h 43m 27s+02° 09’ 53”
StarHIP 525638.5210h 44m 47s+01° 50’ 29”
StarHIP 525747.071810h 45m 02s+03° 18’ 24”
StarHIP 525846.152610h 45m 09s+02° 29’ 16”
StarHIP 526107.914210h 45m 29s+01° 00’ 38”
StarHIP 52774010h 47m 24s+02° 35’ 31”
StarHIP 528218.877210h 47m 58s+02° 39’ 11”
StarHIP 528568.790610h 48m 31s+02° 23’ 16”
StarHIP 529497.900210h 49m 44s+00° 56’ 41”
StarHIP 530477.543410h 51m 12s+02° 42’ 28”
StarHIP 530988.650610h 51m 46s+01° 05’ 45”
StarHIP 531858.935610h 52m 44s+01° 44’ 35”
StarHIP 531877.248810h 52m 45s+02° 06’ 44”
GalaxyNGC 336513.210h 46m 13s+01° 48’ 46”

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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