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Where is Asteroid 18 Melpomene?

Asteroid 18 Melpomene is currently in the constellation of Cancer. The current Right Ascension is 09h 04m 57s and the Declination is +17° 45’ 54”.

09h 04m 57s
+17° 45’ 54”
  • 18 Melpomene is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South-East direction at an altitude of 49° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 18 Melpomene is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 4 inches (100mm) or more.
  • See also 18 Melpomene rise and set times.
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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 Cancer on May, 12 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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