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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 293266.208406h 11m 01s+18° 07’ 49”
StarHIP 291908.408206h 09m 27s+19° 13’ 54”
StarHIP 287088.012806h 03m 48s+18° 15’ 53”
StarHIP 286477.818406h 02m 57s+17° 39’ 56”
StarHIP 290737.583806h 07m 58s+18° 24’ 04”
StarHIP 292488.430406h 10m 00s+17° 56’ 05”
StarHIP 295456.589806h 13m 33s+18° 40’ 49”
StarHIP 289798.692606h 06m 56s+19° 27’ 45”
StarHIP 294308.22906h 11m 58s+17° 46’ 04”
StarHIP 290137.954406h 07m 19s+18° 47’ 37”
StarHIP 295227.414406h 13m 10s+19° 00’ 33”
StarHIP 296165.861406h 14m 28s+17° 54’ 22”
StarHIP 291868.847606h 09m 25s+17° 10’ 59”
StarHIP 286927.96106h 03m 28s+18° 10’ 59”
StarHIP 288158.880606h 04m 58s+18° 18’ 39”
StarHIP 291898.377406h 09m 27s+17° 50’ 04”

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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