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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 61427.607601h 18m 52s+04° 39’ 13”
StarHIP 63568.848601h 21m 37s+04° 15’ 27”
StarHIP 64078.536801h 22m 18s+03° 30’ 48”
StarHIP 64167.455201h 22m 23s+05° 15’ 05”
StarHIP 64416.760401h 22m 43s+04° 44’ 17”
StarHIP 65258.597801h 23m 49s+05° 18’ 38”
StarHIP 66147.340201h 24m 54s+03° 20’ 58”
StarHIP 66388.602601h 25m 08s+05° 27’ 17”
StarHIP 67516.56901h 26m 53s+03° 32’ 08”
StarHIP 67837.532401h 27m 16s+03° 48’ 19”
StarHIP 68058.525801h 27m 34s+03° 52’ 39”
StarHIP 68156.968601h 27m 39s+05° 21’ 11”
StarHIP 69228.94901h 29m 07s+03° 47’ 07”
GalaxyNGC 48811.201h 21m 46s+05° 15’ 16”
GalaxyNGC 52012.201h 24m 34s+03° 47’ 49”

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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