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136472 Makemake live position and data

This page shows Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake 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 Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 630758.326612h 55m 28s+25° 44’ 18”
StarHIP 630878.782612h 55m 33s+25° 53’ 30”
StarHIP 632378.492612h 57m 27s+24° 57’ 05”
StarHIP 632598.823212h 57m 44s+25° 56’ 10”
StarHIP 633108.370212h 58m 28s+25° 55’ 20”
StarHIP 634938.203613h 00m 35s+23° 39’ 06”
StarHIP 635267.712413h 01m 03s+24° 18’ 59”
StarHIP 635498.948213h 01m 20s+25° 36’ 02”
StarHIP 636926.812613h 03m 10s+23° 49’ 35”
StarHIP 63721013h 03m 28s+25° 47’ 49”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake

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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