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InSight Position

InSight is currently in the constellation of . The current Right Ascension is 00h 00m 00s and the Declination is +00° 00’ 00”.

00h 00m 00s
+00° 00’ 00”

Simplified sky chart showing where InSight is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations (see fuillscreen Online Planetarium)

Map showing InSight in on August, 23 2019
Field of view: 60x30 degrees
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= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Hihgher precision deep sky finder chart showing where InSight is right now (view fullscreen)

InSight
RA: 00h 00m 00s
Dec: +00° 00’ 00”
Deep sky finder chart for InSight
Field of view: 60x40 arcmins
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Also check out Where is InSight?, a page that provides all the information needed to find InSight in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

InSight Distance

The distance of InSight from Earth is currently 0 kilometers, equivalent to 0.000000 Astronomical Units. Light takes to travel from InSight and arrive to us.

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The following chart shows the distance of InSight from Earth as a function of time. In the chart the distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with an interval of 1 day.

Distance of InSight from Earth between May 2018 and November 2018

The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of InSight from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of InSight to Earth

Between May 2018 and November 2018 the closest approach of InSight to Earth happens on Sun May 6 2018 at a distance of 0.00120059 Astronomical Units, or 179,606 kilometers:

Sun May 6 2018
179,606
0.001201

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

InSight rise and set times

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's InSight rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.0°
Max altitude: 38.5°
Azimuth: 270.0°
InSight is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of InSight touches the horizon, consideting the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmoshpere conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.

InSight 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of InSight computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate InSight in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 Aug 16 - - - -
2019 Aug 17 - - - -
2019 Aug 18 - - - -
2019 Aug 19 - - - -
2019 Aug 20 - - - -
2019 Aug 21 - - - -
2019 Aug 22 - - - -
2019 Aug 23 - - - -
2019 Aug 24 - - - -
2019 Aug 25 - - - -
2019 Aug 26 - - - -
2019 Aug 27 - - - -
2019 Aug 28 - - - -
2019 Aug 29 - - - -