ASTEROIDS - METEORS

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Meteor Showers - 2011-2020

Timetable in Universal Time for major meteor showers with Moon data

Best observing generally after local midnight and before morning twilight

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Stellar Magnitudes of Brightest Asteroids

Graph showing the stellar magnitudes of the brightest asteroids during the coming months

© Curt Renz

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Asteroid 9 Metis - Equatorial Chart

Plot of the asteroid’s path in equatorial coordinates of current date

Greatest Brilliance 2014 MAY 16 at Magnitude +9.6


Asteroid 9 Metis - Ephemeris

Geocentric ephemeris of the asteroid in decimal equatorial coordinates for both the current date and J2000.0 at 00:00 UT

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Asteroid 1 Ceres - Equatorial Chart

Plot of the asteroid’s path in equatorial coordinates of current date

Greatest Brilliance 2014 APR 15 at Magnitude +7.0


Asteroid 4 Vesta - Equatorial Chart

Plot of the asteroid’s path in equatorial coordinates of current date

Greatest Brilliance 2014 APR 14 at Magnitude +5.7


Asteroid 1 Ceres - Ephemeris

Geocentric ephemeris of the asteroid in decimal equatorial coordinates for both the current date and J2000.0 at 00:00 UT

Asteroid 4 Vesta - Ephemeris

Geocentric ephemeris of the asteroid in decimal equatorial coordinates for both the current date and J2000.0 at 00:00 UT

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Asteroid 15 Eunomia - Equatorial Chart

Plot of the asteroid’s path in equatorial coordinates of current date

Greatest Brilliance 2014 JUN 01 at Magnitude +9.5


Asteroid 15 Eunomia - Ephemeris

Geocentric ephemeris of the asteroid in decimal equatorial coordinates for both the current date and J2000.0 at 00:00 UT

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NOTE:  Decimal coordinates are posted in the ephemerides to ease interpolation, since few observations are likely to be made at precisely 00:00:00 UT.

Asteroid 15 Eunomia 43 Arcseconds from Antares

Chart depicting the geocentric apparent passage of the magnitude +10.8 asteroid near the magnitude +0.9 star Antares on 2014 SEP 17 at 04:29 UT

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