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Where is Asteroid 4 Vesta?

Asteroid 4 Vesta is currently in the constellation of Capricornus. The current Right Ascension is 21h 53m 46s and the Declination is -22° 38’ 16”.

21h 53m 46s
-22° 38’ 16”
Capricornus
  • 4 Vesta is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South-South-West direction at an altitude of 13° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 4 Vesta is easily visible with the help of a small binocular.
  • See also 4 Vesta rise and set times.
  • Go to interactive sky chart

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 4 Vesta is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Asteroid 4 Vesta 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 4 Vesta in Capricornus on September, 28 2022
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]

See also the following additional resources about Asteroid 4 Vesta