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Where is Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3)?

Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) is currently in the constellation of Andromeda. The current Right Ascension is 00h 15m 27s and the Declination is +22° 40’ 05”.

00h 15m 27s
+22° 40’ 05”
Andromeda
  • 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the West-North-West direction at an altitude of 11° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) 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 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) in Andromeda on August, 15 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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