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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).

Current close conjunctions

List of bright objects (stars brighter than magnitude 9.0 and galaxies brighter than magmitude 14.0) close to Asteroid 8 Flora (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 301027.59306h 20m 05s+24° 34’ 00”
StarHIP 301447.078206h 20m 36s+25° 11’ 20”
StarHIP 301788.176606h 20m 59s+23° 59’ 15”
StarHIP 302348.636206h 21m 38s+25° 00’ 25”
StarHIP 303798.925806h 23m 16s+24° 07’ 45”
StarHIP 304528.45206h 24m 03s+25° 25’ 01”
StarHIP 304988.58306h 24m 41s+23° 09’ 16”
StarHIP 305016.226206h 24m 43s+25° 02’ 55”
StarHIP 305287.68206h 25m 00s+24° 18’ 07”
StarHIP 305487.147806h 25m 18s+23° 42’ 34”
StarHIP 305696.534206h 25m 32s+23° 26’ 31”
StarHIP 305706.056406h 25m 32s+23° 19’ 37”
StarHIP 306228.613606h 26m 06s+25° 30’ 40”
StarHIP 306987.926606h 27m 00s+23° 44’ 01”
StarHIP 307747.491206h 27m 58s+23° 40’ 06”
StarHIP 307998.44206h 28m 17s+24° 40’ 53”
StarHIP 308578.538206h 28m 45s+25° 37’ 15”
StarHIP 309178.157806h 29m 20s+25° 19’ 00”
StarHIP 310468.524606h 30m 50s+24° 23’ 03”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 8 Flora

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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