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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 29908.451800h 38m 01s+25° 10’ 26”
StarHIP 28678.878400h 36m 22s+26° 09’ 33”
StarHIP 32758.319400h 41m 44s+27° 11’ 09”
StarHIP 30706.771200h 38m 57s+26° 19’ 25”
StarHIP 29698.111200h 37m 45s+26° 07’ 17”
StarHIP 31018.774800h 39m 28s+26° 44’ 12”
StarHIP 35857.254200h 45m 46s+26° 10’ 22”
StarHIP 27747.904400h 35m 24s+25° 06’ 13”
StarHIP 29738.463800h 37m 51s+25° 49’ 55”
StarHIP 32696.034200h 41m 35s+24° 37’ 44”
StarHIP 28967.772600h 36m 43s+27° 03’ 09”
StarHIP 31648.106400h 40m 19s+26° 39’ 58”
StarHIP 26728.239400h 33m 52s+25° 26’ 52”
StarHIP 34277.98800h 43m 40s+24° 53’ 24”
StarHIP 29088.31800h 36m 49s+25° 10’ 09”
StarHIP 34958.73900h 44m 37s+26° 46’ 12”
StarHIP 27328.768200h 34m 54s+26° 26’ 40”
StarHIP 28656.506200h 36m 20s+27° 15’ 17”
GalaxyNGC 21413.000h 41m 28s+25° 30’ 00”

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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