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Juno Position

Juno is currently in the constellation of Ophiucus. The current Right Ascension is 16h 53m 12s and the Declination is -22° 23’ 56”.

16h 53m 12s
-22° 23’ 56”

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

Map showing Juno in Ophiucus on August, 22 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 Juno is right now (view fullscreen)

RA: 16h 53m 12s
Dec: -22° 23’ 56”
Deep sky finder chart for Juno
Field of view: 60x40 arcmins
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Also check out Where is Juno?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Juno in the sky and additional links to sky charts.

Juno Distance

The distance of Juno from Earth is currently 740,819,585 kilometers, equivalent to 4.952073 Astronomical Units. Light takes 41 minutes and 11.1081 seconds to travel from Juno and arrive to us.

41 minutes and 11.1081 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Juno 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 Juno from Earth between January 2013 and September 2019

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 Juno from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Juno to Earth

Between January 2013 and September 2019 the closest approach of Juno to Earth happens on Thu Oct 10 2013 at a distance of 0.00122596 Astronomical Units, or 183,401 kilometers:

Thu Oct 10 2013

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

Juno rise and set times

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

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

Azimuth: 112.4°
Max altitude: 16.1°
Azimuth: 247.6°
Juno is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Juno 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.

Visualization of Juno Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Juno with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Juno and the planets along their orbits in this diagram accurately represents the current configuration of the objects in the Solar System. This is an experimental feature and it requires a WebGL enabled browser. Please provide us feedback!

Orbit Diagram of Juno

Juno 15 Days Ephemeris

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

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 Aug 15 16h 52m 36s -22° 23’ 43” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Aug 16 16h 52m 39s -22° 23’ 45” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Aug 17 16h 52m 42s -22° 23’ 48” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Aug 18 16h 52m 46s -22° 23’ 51” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Aug 19 16h 52m 51s -22° 23’ 53” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Aug 20 16h 52m 58s -22° 23’ 53” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Aug 21 16h 53m 04s -22° 23’ 54” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Aug 22 16h 53m 12s -22° 23’ 56” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Aug 23 16h 53m 20s -22° 23’ 56” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Aug 24 16h 53m 27s -22° 23’ 56” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Aug 25 16h 53m 38s -22° 23’ 54” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Aug 26 16h 53m 48s -22° 23’ 53” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Aug 27 16h 53m 57s -22° 23’ 52” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Aug 28 16h 54m 10s -22° 23’ 49” N.A. Ophiucus