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2 Pallas live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 2 Pallas 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 2 Pallas (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 924357.840418h 50m 15s+18° 24’ 12”
StarHIP 918978.44118h 44m 03s+18° 39’ 38”
StarHIP 921916.786618h 47m 19s+16° 54’ 30”
StarHIP 921614.33318h 47m 01s+18° 10’ 52”
StarHIP 925288.719818h 51m 23s+17° 20’ 41”
StarHIP 923748.957618h 49m 30s+18° 11’ 13”
StarHIP 921316.032618h 46m 41s+18° 42’ 21”
StarHIP 923125.896418h 48m 53s+19° 19’ 43”
StarHIP 918247.417418h 43m 18s+17° 29’ 23”
StarHIP 920157.381418h 45m 18s+17° 43’ 38”
StarHIP 927107.947218h 53m 27s+18° 01’ 15”
StarHIP 925168.588418h 51m 15s+18° 40’ 21”
StarHIP 917988.130218h 43m 05s+18° 04’ 40”
StarHIP 920896.949218h 46m 04s+18° 29’ 16”
StarHIP 919137.97818h 44m 14s+18° 11’ 51”
GalaxyUGC 1133713.218h 43m 05s+18° 43’ 03”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 2 Pallas

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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