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Where is Asteroid 87 Sylvia?

Asteroid 87 Sylvia is currently in the constellation of Leo. The current Right Ascension is 11h 20m 48s and the Declination is +17° 36’ 17”.

11h 20m 48s
+17° 36’ 17”
  • 87 Sylvia is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the East-South-East direction at an altitude of 42° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 87 Sylvia is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 6 inches (150mm) or more.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 87 Sylvia is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Asteroid 87 Sylvia 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 87 Sylvia in Leo on May, 08 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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