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1036 Ganymed live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 1036 Ganymed 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 1036 Ganymed (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 63520013h 00m 58s-10° 59’ 50”
StarHIP 640785.040613h 07m 53s-10° 44’ 25”
StarHIP 642245.813213h 09m 45s-10° 19’ 45”
StarHIP 641816.20413h 09m 14s-09° 32’ 17”
StarHIP 643087.903813h 10m 50s-10° 06’ 10”
StarHIP 641225.449813h 08m 32s-08° 59’ 03”
StarHIP 638187.747613h 04m 46s-08° 34’ 15”
StarHIP 635738.384213h 01m 40s-09° 38’ 27”
GalaxyPGC 4565212.613h 09m 45s-10° 20’ 21”
GalaxyNGC 493911.913h 04m 14s-10° 20’ 21”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 1036 Ganymed

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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