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Flyby Finder Chart

You can use this sky chart and table of positions to help you observe BepiColombo. 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 BepiColombo at one minute intervals. The initial time is set to 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)

Dimmest stars are magnitude +5. Click on the chart to zoom in on that part of the sky

Table of positions for your location

Time Distance (km) Brightness Altitude Azimuth Right ascension Declination Constellation Sun altitude
Apr 10, 04:14:5713,5748.561.0°152.5°18h 26.7m-25° 31'Sagittarius-26.3°
Apr 10, 04:15:5713,4858.561.6°156.9°18h 18.1m-25° 59'Sagittarius-26.1°
Apr 10, 04:16:5713,4088.462.0°161.6°18h 9.2m-26° 25'Sagittarius-25.8°
Apr 10, 04:17:5713,3458.462.3°166.4°18h 0.3m-26° 49'Sagittarius-25.6°
Apr 10, 04:18:5713,2968.462.5°171.3°17h 51.2m-27° 12'Sagittarius-25.3°
Apr 10, 04:19:5713,2608.362.4°176.3°17h 41.9m-27° 32'Ophiuchus-25.1°
Apr 10, 04:20:5713,2378.362.1°181.2°17h 32.6m-27° 50'Ophiuchus-24.8°
Apr 10, 04:21:5713,2298.361.7°186.0°17h 23.2m-28° 7'Ophiuchus-24.6°
Apr 10, 04:22:5713,2348.361.1°190.7°17h 13.8m-28° 21'Ophiuchus-24.3°
Apr 10, 04:23:5713,2538.360.3°195.1°17h 4.3m-28° 32'Ophiuchus-24.1°
Apr 10, 04:24:5713,2868.359.4°199.3°16h 54.9m-28° 42'Ophiuchus-23.8°
Apr 10, 04:25:5713,3338.358.3°203.2°16h 45.4m-28° 49'Scorpius-23.6°
Apr 10, 04:26:5713,3938.257.2°206.9°16h 36.1m-28° 53'Scorpius-23.3°
Apr 10, 04:27:5713,4678.255.9°210.3°16h 26.7m-28° 56'Scorpius-23.1°
Apr 10, 04:28:5713,5538.254.5°213.4°16h 17.5m-28° 56'Scorpius-22.8°
Apr 10, 04:29:5713,6538.253.1°216.3°16h 8.5m-28° 53'Scorpius-22.6°
Apr 10, 04:30:5713,7648.251.6°218.9°15h 59.5m-28° 49'Scorpius-22.3°
Apr 10, 04:31:5713,8888.250.1°221.3°15h 50.7m-28° 43'Scorpius-22.1°
Apr 10, 04:32:5714,0248.348.6°223.5°15h 42.1m-28° 35'Libra-21.9°
Apr 10, 04:33:5714,1718.347.0°225.6°15h 33.7m-28° 25'Libra-21.6°
Apr 10, 04:34:5714,3298.345.5°227.5°15h 25.4m-28° 14'Libra-21.4°