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Where is Asteroid 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36)?

Asteroid 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) is currently in the constellation of Aries. The current Right Ascension is 02h 43m 43s and the Declination is +17° 40’ 21”.

02h 43m 43s
+17° 40’ 21”
Aries
  • 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the East-North-East direction at an altitude of 7° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Asteroid 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) 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 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) in Aries on May, 09 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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