18 Melpomene live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 18 Melpomene 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 18 Melpomene (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 207324.596604h 26m 36s+14° 42’ 49”
StarHIP 208508.993604h 28m 04s+13° 52’ 04”
StarHIP 208735.87704h 28m 23s+14° 44’ 27”
StarHIP 208987.954204h 28m 47s+14° 49’ 10”
StarHIP 209014.99504h 28m 50s+13° 02’ 51”
StarHIP 209527.61804h 29m 32s+13° 53’ 41”
StarHIP 209955.608804h 30m 08s+15° 38’ 16”
StarHIP 210365.377804h 30m 37s+13° 43’ 28”
StarHIP 210395.437804h 30m 38s+15° 41’ 30”
StarHIP 210826.146404h 31m 07s+15° 06’ 18”
StarHIP 210908.13104h 31m 10s+14° 41’ 23”
StarHIP 211127.72204h 31m 29s+13° 54’ 12”
StarHIP 212676.575404h 33m 46s+13° 15’ 06”
StarHIP 212734.631404h 33m 50s+14° 50’ 40”
StarHIP 212808.427204h 33m 58s+15° 09’ 49”
StarHIP 21334004h 34m 43s+15° 15’ 54”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 18 Melpomene

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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