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1I/2017 U1 (Oumuamua) live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 1I/2017 U1 (Oumuamua) 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 1I/2017 U1 (Oumuamua) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 19838.264200h 25m 06s+24° 34’ 30”
StarHIP 21978.605200h 27m 45s+23° 28’ 03”
StarHIP 17597.791200h 22m 17s+24° 40’ 45”
StarHIP 20608.929400h 26m 05s+23° 59’ 00”
StarHIP 23147.745600h 29m 31s+24° 52’ 52”
StarHIP 21527.356200h 27m 12s+25° 34’ 42”
StarHIP 22068.481400h 27m 52s+23° 34’ 17”
StarHIP 23608.873400h 30m 09s+24° 36’ 26”
StarHIP 16958.972800h 21m 17s+25° 40’ 58”
StarHIP 20887.486600h 26m 22s+24° 44’ 05”
StarHIP 21167.863800h 26m 52s+24° 37’ 49”
StarHIP 16197.45700h 20m 14s+24° 39’ 57”
StarHIP 21356.618200h 27m 04s+25° 02’ 31”
StarHIP 16897.40700h 21m 10s+25° 20’ 17”
GalaxyPGC 146711.500h 22m 54s+25° 29’ 38”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 1I/2017 U1 (Oumuamua)

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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