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Where is Asteroid (NEO) 2017 WJ16?

Asteroid (NEO) 2017 WJ16 is currently in the constellation of Hydra. The current Right Ascension is 10h 40m 13s and the Declination is -20° 31’ 14”.

10h 40m 13s
-20° 31’ 14”
Hydra
  • 2017 WJ16 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South-West direction at an altitude of 7° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2017 WJ16 is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 2017 WJ16 rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid (NEO) 2017 WJ16 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Asteroid (NEO) 2017 WJ16 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 (NEO) 2017 WJ16 in Hydra on September, 21 2020
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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