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20 Massalia live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 20 Massalia 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 20 Massalia (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 279567.073605h 54m 54s+22° 31’ 11”
StarHIP 281667.986805h 57m 07s+22° 50’ 20”
StarHIP 281888.9805h 57m 25s+21° 58’ 51”
StarHIP 281958.632805h 57m 29s+23° 08’ 53”
StarHIP 28216005h 57m 42s+22° 31’ 56”
StarHIP 282727.490405h 58m 24s+23° 09’ 21”
StarHIP 283746.87905h 59m 39s+21° 36’ 15”
StarHIP 284557.038406h 00m 28s+22° 53’ 59”
StarHIP 285108.177406h 01m 05s+23° 20’ 20”
StarHIP 285137.367406h 01m 07s+23° 18’ 17”
StarHIP 285616.362606h 01m 41s+22° 24’ 03”
StarHIP 28736006h 03m 58s+23° 00’ 31”
StarHIP 287287.733206h 04m 05s+21° 29’ 39”
StarHIP 287344.09906h 04m 07s+23° 15’ 49”
StarHIP 289988.4206h 07m 06s+23° 03’ 14”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 20 Massalia

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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