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Where is Asteroid 99942 Apophis?

Asteroid 99942 Apophis is currently in the constellation of Virgo. The current Right Ascension is 12h 48m 26s and the Declination is -00° 01’ 16”.

12h 48m 26s
-00° 01’ 16”
Virgo
  • 99942 Apophis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the West direction at an altitude of 6° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 99942 Apophis is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 99942 Apophis rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 99942 Apophis is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Asteroid 99942 Apophis 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 99942 Apophis in Virgo on August, 14 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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