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Where is Asteroid 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon)?

Asteroid 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon) is currently in the constellation of Cancer. The current Right Ascension is 09h 22m 24s and the Declination is +17° 10’ 28”.

09h 22m 24s
+17° 10’ 28”
  • 2020 CD3 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the East direction at an altitude of 14° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 2020 CD3 is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 2020 CD3 rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon) is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Asteroid 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon) 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 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon) in Cancer on May, 12 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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