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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 5568.158400h 06m 46s-04° 20’ 59”
StarHIP 11207.323800h 14m 01s-03° 54’ 31”
StarHIP 5698.200200h 06m 53s-03° 37’ 32”
StarHIP 9317.463800h 11m 35s-03° 04’ 40”
StarHIP 10337.236200h 12m 55s-03° 22’ 53”
StarHIP 9066.63400h 11m 09s-03° 19’ 16”
StarHIP 9368.212400h 11m 35s-05° 04’ 05”
StarHIP 2678.072600h 03m 20s-04° 08’ 44”
StarHIP 4537.478600h 05m 25s-03° 51’ 05”
StarHIP 10627.923400h 13m 12s-05° 14’ 31”
StarHIP 8405.754800h 10m 18s-05° 14’ 54”
StarHIP 6378.684400h 07m 47s-05° 29’ 09”
GalaxyNGC 783213.300h 06m 28s-03° 42’ 56”
GalaxyPGC 90212.400h 13m 34s-05° 05’ 36”

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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