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Uranus live position and data

This page shows Uranus 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 Uranus (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 8904001h 54m 38s+10° 50’ 51”
StarHIP 87087.947801h 52m 02s+10° 48’ 38”
StarHIP 83067.045401h 47m 09s+10° 50’ 39”
StarHIP 85698.516801h 50m 30s+12° 00’ 58”
StarHIP 88877.977801h 54m 24s+10° 21’ 40”
StarHIP 88596.733601h 53m 57s+10° 36’ 52”
StarHIP 83278.580401h 47m 21s+10° 57’ 13”
StarHIP 84678.135601h 49m 10s+09° 16’ 36”
StarHIP 88727.75401h 54m 11s+09° 57’ 02”
StarHIP 84168.568801h 48m 35s+10° 12’ 53”
StarHIP 85885.900601h 50m 52s+11° 02’ 36”
StarHIP 88886.983401h 54m 24s+11° 24’ 09”
GalaxyNGC 66513.201h 44m 55s+10° 25’ 20”
GalaxyNGC 67313.201h 48m 22s+11° 31’ 23”
GalaxyIC 16213.801h 48m 43s+10° 30’ 29”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Uranus

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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