Where is Asteroid 1566 Icarus?
Asteroid 1566 Icarus is currently in the constellation of Aquarius. The current Right Ascension is 21h 47m 44s and the Declination is -06° 31’ 34”.
- 1566 Icarus is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- Given its current magnitude, 1566 Icarus is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 1566 Icarus is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Asteroid 1566 Icarus 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.
Field of view: 50x30 degrees