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SpaceX Roadster live position and data

This page shows SpaceX Roadster (Starman) 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 SpaceX Roadster (Starman) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 642108.05713h 09m 36s-07° 46’ 51”
StarHIP 641158.255613h 08m 25s-07° 18’ 31”
StarHIP 639318.847613h 06m 09s-08° 25’ 24”
StarHIP 643838.900213h 11m 44s-07° 03’ 01”
StarHIP 645478.920213h 13m 47s-06° 55’ 13”
StarHIP 641225.449813h 08m 32s-08° 59’ 03”
StarHIP 646888.031413h 15m 30s-08° 03’ 19”
StarHIP 642257.229613h 09m 46s-07° 39’ 19”
StarHIP 643428.844813h 11m 18s-09° 34’ 50”
StarHIP 644978.84513h 13m 13s-08° 55’ 54”
GalaxyNGC 499512.013h 09m 40s-07° 50’ 00”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about SpaceX Roadster (Starman)

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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