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Where is Asteroid 2016 WF9?

Asteroid 2016 WF9 is currently in the constellation of Cetus. The current Right Ascension is 00h 20m 20s and the Declination is -06° 29’ 11”.

00h 20m 20s
-06° 29’ 11”
Cetus
  • 2016 WF9 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the East-South-East direction at an altitude of 8° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2016 WF9 is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 2016 WF9 rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 2016 WF9 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Asteroid 2016 WF9 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 2016 WF9 in Cetus on May, 15 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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