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8 Flora live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 8 Flora 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: 21.427749
Declination: -17.571899 (J2000)
Magnitude: 10.86
Constellation: Capricornus
Solar Elongation: 16.0°

Distance of 8 Flora from the Sun: 305015495 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]
Distance of 8 Flora from the Earth: 443788113 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]

Perihelion: 20 Jul 2017 13:17 UTC []

RA: -
Dec: -

Conjunctions of 8 Flora 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 Asteroid 8 Flora:

Object TypeObject NameMagnitudeR.A.Dec.
StarHIP 1054657.883221h 21m 44s-18° 44’ 07”
StarHIP 1055154.204621h 22m 14s-16° 50’ 04”
StarHIP 1057358.98821h 24m 56s-18° 57’ 07”
StarHIP 1058088.012621h 25m 42s-18° 35’ 14”
StarHIP 1058448.38421h 26m 16s-18° 08’ 57”
StarHIP 1058928.276421h 26m 45s-17° 16’ 12”
StarHIP 1060168.799421h 28m 21s-17° 15’ 28”
StarHIP 1062518.397821h 31m 15s-17° 15’ 35”

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