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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 64326.059601h 22m 36s+01° 43’ 35”
StarHIP 64488.194201h 22m 50s+00° 42’ 45”
StarHIP 66298.75501h 25m 03s+00° 16’ 08”
StarHIP 66537.338601h 25m 20s+01° 27’ 39”
StarHIP 67778.801601h 27m 07s+02° 07’ 46”
StarHIP 67908.41801h 27m 23s+00° 03’ 27”
StarHIP 70258.826401h 30m 31s+01° 21’ 32”
GalaxyNGC 49312.901h 22m 08s+00° 56’ 49”
GalaxyNGC 52112.501h 24m 34s+01° 43’ 54”
GalaxyNGC 53312.401h 25m 31s+01° 45’ 34”
GalaxyNGC 55013.601h 26m 42s+02° 01’ 18”

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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