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Parker Solar Probe live position and data

This page shows Parker Solar Probe 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 Parker Solar Probe (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 335297.269806h 58m 06s+14° 13’ 43”
StarHIP 326878.962206h 49m 08s+13° 22’ 09”
StarHIP 334028.74106h 56m 50s+13° 40’ 18”
StarHIP 328967.181606h 51m 14s+15° 04’ 35”
StarHIP 327267.256606h 49m 36s+13° 11’ 25”
StarHIP 328145.553806h 50m 25s+13° 24’ 47”
StarHIP 332588.125806h 55m 10s+14° 13’ 42”
StarHIP 331918.026206h 54m 27s+14° 37’ 32”
StarHIP 335407.351206h 58m 13s+14° 14’ 57”
StarHIP 331187.696606h 53m 51s+14° 45’ 07”
StarHIP 326127.700806h 48m 16s+14° 35’ 32”
StarHIP 330398.461806h 52m 59s+15° 37’ 30”
StarHIP 332024.682406h 54m 38s+13° 10’ 40”
GalaxyUGC 357814.006h 52m 20s+15° 15’ 08”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Parker Solar Probe

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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