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Where is Asteroid 3200 Phaethon?

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon is currently in the constellation of Leo. The current Right Ascension is 10h 16m 13s and the Declination is +12° 13’ 22”.

10h 16m 13s
+12° 13’ 22”
Leo
  • 3200 Phaethon is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South direction at an altitude of 50° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 3200 Phaethon is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
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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.

Map showing Asteroid 3200 Phaethon in Leo on October, 31 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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