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Where is Asteroid 9 Metis?

Asteroid 9 Metis is currently in the constellation of Leo. The current Right Ascension is 11h 27m 11s and the Declination is +08° 15’ 58”.

11h 27m 11s
+08° 15’ 58”
Leo
  • 9 Metis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the East-South-East direction at an altitude of 33° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 9 Metis is visible with the help of a binocular with a 70-80mm aperture or a small telescope.
  • See also 9 Metis rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 9 Metis is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Asteroid 9 Metis 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 9 Metis in Leo on October, 25 2020
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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