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Where is Asteroid 1566 Icarus?

Asteroid 1566 Icarus is currently in the constellation of Sagittarius. The current Right Ascension is 19h 03m 01s and the Declination is -22° 05’ 20”.

19h 03m 01s
-22° 05’ 20”
  • 1566 Icarus is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South-West direction at an altitude of 5° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 1566 Icarus is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 1566 Icarus rise and set times.
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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.

Map showing Asteroid 1566 Icarus in Sagittarius on January, 25 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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