1566 Icarus live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 1566 Icarus 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 1566 Icarus (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 798068.942416h 17m 15s-24° 13’ 23”
StarHIP 798977.496616h 18m 28s-23° 16’ 27”
StarHIP 800498.849416h 20m 21s-25° 06’ 53”
StarHIP 800794.528816h 20m 38s-24° 10’ 09”
StarHIP 801267.031216h 21m 19s-23° 42’ 28”
StarHIP 801718.751416h 21m 55s-24° 59’ 27”
StarHIP 802248.63716h 22m 36s-24° 22’ 58”
StarHIP 802387.598616h 22m 51s-23° 07’ 07”
StarHIP 80268016h 23m 07s-24° 42’ 29”
StarHIP 803558.817416h 24m 12s-23° 30’ 00”
StarHIP 803718.365616h 24m 21s-25° 01’ 31”
StarHIP 803747.976416h 24m 25s-22° 39’ 17”
StarHIP 804258.594416h 24m 59s-25° 21’ 17”
StarHIP 804616.747816h 25m 24s-23° 27’ 36”
StarHIP 804627.86716h 25m 24s-24° 27’ 56”
StarHIP 804747.251416h 25m 35s-23° 24’ 18”
StarHIP 804734.962216h 25m 35s-23° 26’ 49”
StarHIP 806857.50816h 28m 25s-24° 45’ 00”
StarHIP 807367.498816h 28m 59s-24° 32’ 15”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 1566 Icarus

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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