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Juno Position

Juno is currently in the constellation of Ophiucus. The current Right Ascension is 17h 05m 57s and the Declination is -22° 34’ 40”.

17h 05m 57s
-22° 34’ 40”

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 June, 25 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: 17h 05m 57s
Dec: -22° 34’ 40”
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 651,907,410 kilometers, equivalent to 4.357732 Astronomical Units. Light takes 36 minutes and 14.5291 seconds to travel from Juno and arrive to us.

36 minutes and 14.5291 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: 112.6°
Max altitude: 15.9°
Azimuth: 247.4°
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 Jun 18 17h 09m 51s -22° 39’ 30” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Jun 19 17h 09m 20s -22° 38’ 58” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Jun 20 17h 08m 48s -22° 38’ 25” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Jun 21 17h 08m 17s -22° 37’ 49” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Jun 22 17h 07m 45s -22° 37’ 10” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Jun 23 17h 07m 14s -22° 36’ 29” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Jun 24 17h 06m 43s -22° 35’ 48” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Jun 25 17h 06m 14s -22° 35’ 03” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Jun 26 17h 05m 43s -22° 34’ 18” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Jun 27 17h 05m 12s -22° 33’ 30” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Jun 28 17h 04m 42s -22° 32’ 42” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Jun 29 17h 04m 13s -22° 31’ 51” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Jun 30 17h 03m 43s -22° 30’ 59” N.A. Ophiucus
2019 Jul 01 17h 03m 15s -22° 30’ 05” N.A. Ophiucus