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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 138708.546802h 58m 38s+17° 40’ 36”
StarHIP 140216.782803h 00m 31s+18° 00’ 18”
StarHIP 140898.481403h 01m 40s+16° 18’ 55”
StarHIP 140988.202803h 01m 50s+16° 31’ 05”
StarHIP 141838.911803h 02m 53s+17° 33’ 56”
StarHIP 143188.472403h 04m 40s+15° 51’ 22”
StarHIP 144038.485203h 05m 47s+18° 10’ 47”
StarHIP 145146.135203h 07m 25s+17° 52’ 47”
StarHIP 145678.267203h 08m 05s+16° 55’ 31”
StarHIP 145697.639803h 08m 06s+17° 01’ 38”
StarHIP 146798.769803h 09m 37s+16° 54’ 17”
StarHIP 146827.58603h 09m 40s+17° 15’ 39”
StarHIP 146838.467803h 09m 42s+17° 39’ 39”

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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