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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Near Earth Objects » Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VY1

Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VY1?

Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VY1 is currently in the constellation of Ophiucus. The current Right Ascension is 16h 44m 40s and the Declination is -02° 21’ 46”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt), Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VY1 can be observed looking in the South-South-West direction at an altitude of 31° degrees above the horizon (view Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VY1 position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 23.14), 2016 VY1 is visible only through long exposure photography.

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16h 44m 40s
-02° 21’ 46”
Map showing Asteroid (NEO) 2016 VY1 in Ophiucus on June, 04 2023
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 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
launcher_assistant_on Current altitude ≥ 30°   launcher_assistant_on Current altitude < 30°   launcher_assistant_on Below the horizon
 From: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

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