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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 430588.679808h 46m 19s+16° 02’ 12”
StarHIP 434127.985808h 50m 33s+17° 01’ 55”
StarHIP 429113.819608h 44m 41s+18° 09’ 17”
StarHIP 427707.788408h 42m 54s+16° 26’ 59”
StarHIP 425987.787808h 40m 54s+16° 29’ 59”
StarHIP 432067.052208h 48m 06s+17° 23’ 41”
StarHIP 424718.14108h 39m 31s+17° 28’ 41”
StarHIP 430797.836208h 46m 29s+17° 29’ 45”
StarHIP 430448.273208h 46m 11s+18° 10’ 47”
StarHIP 427648.735408h 42m 52s+17° 08’ 01”
StarHIP 428148.793208h 43m 26s+16° 52’ 59”
StarHIP 428888.566808h 44m 24s+15° 54’ 54”
StarHIP 427917.901808h 43m 08s+18° 09’ 01”

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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