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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 8842001h 53m 43s+12° 02’ 23”
StarHIP 8904001h 54m 38s+10° 50’ 51”
StarHIP 87087.947801h 52m 02s+10° 48’ 38”
StarHIP 89648.570201h 55m 27s+12° 15’ 03”
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 91428.792801h 57m 49s+10° 18’ 13”
StarHIP 87547.96501h 52m 37s+12° 26’ 34”
StarHIP 88727.75401h 54m 11s+09° 57’ 02”
StarHIP 92108.56701h 58m 28s+10° 47’ 35”
StarHIP 93697.509202h 00m 22s+10° 37’ 47”
StarHIP 85885.900601h 50m 52s+11° 02’ 36”
StarHIP 89737.506601h 55m 39s+12° 34’ 23”
StarHIP 90168.326601h 56m 03s+12° 17’ 21”
StarHIP 88886.983401h 54m 24s+11° 24’ 09”

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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