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17 Thetis live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 17 Thetis 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 17 Thetis (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 443588.620409h 01m 58s+17° 19’ 35”
StarHIP 439576.055808h 57m 08s+17° 08’ 37”
StarHIP 440007.827608h 57m 34s+16° 14’ 01”
StarHIP 441266.209608h 59m 10s+18° 08’ 06”
StarHIP 438115.862408h 55m 22s+17° 13’ 52”
StarHIP 440566.556408h 58m 18s+18° 18’ 29”
StarHIP 438468.34108h 55m 50s+17° 39’ 54”
StarHIP 441418.880608h 59m 24s+16° 39’ 53”
StarHIP 441258.657608h 59m 10s+18° 03’ 36”
StarHIP 439758.090208h 57m 18s+16° 16’ 57”
StarHIP 443367.3709h 01m 43s+17° 04’ 51”
StarHIP 446378.08309h 05m 45s+17° 23’ 24”
StarHIP 446747.462209h 06m 15s+17° 06’ 43”
StarHIP 439157.538408h 56m 45s+17° 28’ 53”
StarHIP 444328.879209h 03m 08s+17° 34’ 25”
GalaxyNGC 273013.609h 02m 16s+16° 50’ 20”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 17 Thetis

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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