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Parker Solar Probe

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Parker Solar Probe Sky Charts and Coordinates

This is a simplified sky chart, showing where Parker Solar Probe is now with respect to the brightest stars and constellations.

More advanced sky charts are available on TheSkyLive for this object: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Parker Solar Probe in Pisces on March, 25 2019
High Precision Live Sky Chart
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
00h 49m 57s
+04° 34’ 47”

Parker Solar Probe Rise and Set Times

Today's Parker Solar Probe rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. All times are relative to the Europe/London timezone.

Azimuth: 85.5°
Max altitude: 43.1°
Azimuth: 274.8°

Parker Solar Probe Orbit Diagram

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Parker Solar Probe with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Parker Solar Probe and the planets along their orbits in this diagram accurately represents the current configuration of the objects in the Solar System. This is an experimental feature and it requires a WebGL enabled browser. Please provide us feedback!

Orbit Diagram of Parker Solar Probe

Parker Solar Probe Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Parker Solar Probe computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Parker Solar Probe in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 Mar 18 00h 15m 54s +00° 31’ 54” N.A. Pisces
2019 Mar 19 00h 20m 12s +01° 02’ 21” N.A. Pisces
2019 Mar 20 00h 24m 37s +01° 33’ 29” N.A. Pisces
2019 Mar 21 00h 29m 04s +02° 05’ 13” N.A. Cetus
2019 Mar 22 00h 33m 38s +02° 37’ 40” N.A. Cetus
2019 Mar 23 00h 38m 16s +03° 10’ 45” N.A. Pisces
2019 Mar 24 00h 42m 59s +03° 44’ 33” N.A. Pisces
2019 Mar 25 00h 47m 45s +04° 18’ 56” N.A. Pisces
2019 Mar 26 00h 52m 36s +04° 53’ 57” N.A. Pisces
2019 Mar 27 00h 57m 28s +05° 29’ 26” N.A. Pisces
2019 Mar 28 01h 02m 21s +06° 05’ 15” N.A. Pisces
2019 Mar 29 01h 07m 09s +06° 41’ 05” N.A. Pisces
2019 Mar 30 01h 11m 51s +07° 16’ 28” N.A. Pisces
2019 Mar 31 01h 16m 14s +07° 50’ 39” N.A. Pisces

Distance of Parker Solar Probe from Earth

The following chart shows the distance of Parker Solar Probe from Earth as a function of time. Distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with a 2 days interval.

The reported distances might be inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of Parker Solar Probe is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Distance of Parker Solar Probe from Earth between August 2018 and August 2025