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LUCY Flyby Finder Chart

You can use this sky chart and table of positions to help you observe LUCY. The chart shows the position at the specified central time and clicking on the chart will give a more detailed view. The table below the chart lists the position and magnitude of the spacecraft at one minute intervals. The initial time is set close to the time of closest approach and you will probably have to adjust it to the best viewing time for your location - check the altitude and brightness in the table to find a suitable time.

Central time for sky chart and table

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Time period to extend table and track either side of central time minutes. (max. 60)


There is no finder chart because the spacecraft is below the horizon at the selected time.

Table of positions for your location

Time Distance (km) Brightness Altitude Azimuth Right ascension Declination Constellation Sun altitude
Oct 16, 10:55:3911,0307.9-41.3°113.3°21h 29.1m-17° 21'Capricornus74.7°
Oct 16, 10:56:3911,1007.9-44.6°113.1°21h 43.3m-16° 18'Capricornus74.9°
Oct 16, 10:57:3911,1957.9-48.0°112.9°21h 57.3m-15° 11'Capricornus75.1°
Oct 16, 10:58:3911,3127.9-51.3°112.6°22h 11.2m-14° 1'Aquarius75.3°
Oct 16, 10:59:3911,4527.9-54.6°112.3°22h 24.9m-12° 48'Aquarius75.5°
Oct 16, 11:00:3911,6117.9-57.9°111.9°22h 38.4m-11° 34'Aquarius75.7°
Oct 16, 11:01:3911,7887.9-61.1°111.5°22h 51.6m-10° 18'Aquarius75.9°
Oct 16, 11:02:3911,982--64.3°110.9°23h 4.6m-9° 1'Aquarius76.0°
Oct 16, 11:03:3912,190--67.5°110.2°23h 17.3m-7° 44'Aquarius76.2°
Oct 16, 11:04:3912,410--70.6°109.3°23h 29.6m-6° 27'Aquarius76.4°
Oct 16, 11:05:3912,642--73.6°108.1°23h 41.6m-5° 11'Aquarius76.6°
Oct 16, 11:06:3912,882--76.5°106.5°23h 53.3m-3° 56'Aquarius76.8°
Oct 16, 11:07:3913,131--79.3°104.1°0h 4.7m-2° 43'Pisces77.0°
Oct 16, 11:08:3913,387--82.0°100.1°0h 15.6m-1° 32'Pisces77.2°
Oct 16, 11:09:3913,650--84.5°92.8°0h 26.2m-0° 24'Pisces77.3°
Oct 16, 11:10:3913,920--86.7°75.6°0h 36.4m0° 42'Cetus77.5°
Oct 16, 11:11:3914,196--87.9°28.3°0h 46.3m1° 45'Cetus77.7°
Oct 16, 11:12:3914,479--86.9°339.0°0h 55.7m2° 46'Pisces77.8°
Oct 16, 11:13:3914,767--85.0°320.9°1h 4.9m3° 44'Pisces78.0°
Oct 16, 11:14:3915,062--83.0°313.2°1h 13.7m4° 39'Pisces78.2°
Oct 16, 11:15:3915,363--81.1°309.2°1h 22.1m5° 31'Pisces78.3°

 

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