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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 655568.291213h 26m 26s+23° 33’ 30”
StarHIP 654665.753813h 25m 06s+23° 51’ 15”
StarHIP 657818.04113h 29m 06s+22° 10’ 57”
StarHIP 657488.693213h 28m 40s+23° 17’ 17”
StarHIP 659158.076413h 30m 46s+24° 13’ 57”
StarHIP 659217.563613h 30m 52s+24° 14’ 15”
StarHIP 654198.566613h 24m 31s+23° 11’ 16”
StarHIP 658998.532813h 30m 30s+22° 30’ 47”
StarHIP 663127.93413h 35m 24s+22° 48’ 20”
StarHIP 655928.900213h 26m 55s+23° 29’ 19”
StarHIP 662906.883613h 35m 11s+22° 29’ 57”

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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