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Where is Asteroid 1979 XB?

Asteroid 1979 XB is currently in the constellation of Aquarius. The current Right Ascension is 23h 45m 51s and the Declination is -24° 22’ 01”.

23h 45m 51s
-24° 22’ 01”
Aquarius
  • 1979 XB is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South-East direction at an altitude of 2° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 1979 XB is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 1979 XB rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 1979 XB is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Asteroid 1979 XB are available on TheSkyLive: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Map showing Asteroid 1979 XB in Aquarius on May, 09 2021
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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