Where is Asteroid 3200 Phaethon?
Asteroid 3200 Phaethon is currently in the constellation of Aries. The current Right Ascension is 02h 09m 02s and the Declination is +22° 58’ 16”.
- 3200 Phaethon is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- Right now it is placed in the East direction at an altitude of 24° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 3200 Phaethon is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 3200 Phaethon is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Asteroid 3200 Phaethon 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