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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 765978.066815h 38m 37s+07° 00’ 21”
StarHIP 760217.869215h 31m 38s+07° 48’ 56”
StarHIP 762807.979615h 34m 50s+06° 48’ 15”
StarHIP 765538.314415h 38m 03s+07° 25’ 20”
StarHIP 763837.317815h 36m 03s+06° 11’ 00”
StarHIP 763388.135815h 35m 33s+06° 03’ 28”
StarHIP 768838.412215h 41m 58s+07° 03’ 51”
StarHIP 766017.898215h 38m 39s+06° 14’ 23”
StarHIP 769596.973415h 42m 51s+06° 53’ 02”
StarHIP 766938.141815h 39m 36s+06° 59’ 12”
GalaxyNGC 596412.915h 37m 36s+05° 58’ 27”

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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