16 Psyche live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 16 Psyche 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 16 Psyche (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 20990004h 30m 03s+18° 13’ 49”
StarHIP 213656.620404h 35m 02s+17° 12’ 04”
StarHIP 209717.745804h 29m 48s+17° 40’ 39”
StarHIP 217257.773804h 39m 52s+17° 29’ 21”
StarHIP 209518.894404h 29m 31s+17° 53’ 35”
StarHIP 209356.96104h 29m 20s+17° 32’ 42”
StarHIP 213597.043604h 34m 58s+16° 59’ 41”
StarHIP 215176.414404h 37m 14s+18° 32’ 34”
StarHIP 213508.05404h 34m 52s+18° 24’ 48”
StarHIP 212516.919204h 33m 33s+18° 01’ 00”
StarHIP 216307.86804h 38m 39s+17° 24’ 29”
StarHIP 209486.8604h 29m 30s+17° 51’ 47”
StarHIP 213327.906204h 34m 42s+17° 44’ 53”
StarHIP 216218.438604h 38m 31s+18° 44’ 01”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 16 Psyche

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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