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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:01  ☀️ Transit: 12:06  🌅 Sunset: 18:11

Where is Asteroid 18 Melpomene?

Asteroid 18 Melpomene is currently in the constellation of Capricornus. The current Right Ascension is 21h 39m 56s and the Declination is -10° 47’ 07”.

21h 39m 56s
-10° 47’ 07”
  • 18 Melpomene is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • Given its current magnitude, 18 Melpomene is visible with the help of a binocular with a 70-80mm aperture or a small telescope.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 18 Melpomene is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Asteroid 18 Melpomene 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 18 Melpomene in Capricornus on March, 21 2023
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]

See also the following additional resources about Asteroid 18 Melpomene