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67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko live position and data

This page shows Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko location and other relevant astronomical data in real time. The celestial coordinates, magnitude, distances and speed are updated in real time and are computed using high quality data sets provided by the JPL Horizons ephemeris service (see acknowledgements for details). The sky map shown below represents a rectangular portion of the sky 60x40 arcminutes wide. By comparison the diameter of the full Moon is about 30 arcmins, so the full horizontal extent of the map is approximately 2 full Moons wide. Depending on the device you are using, the map can be dragged horizondally or vertically using the mouse or touchscreen. The deep sky image in the background is provided by the Digitized Sky Survey (acknowledgements).

Local Time:
Right Ascension: 12.102192
Declination: 3.330752 (J2000)
Magnitude: 20.28
Constellation: Virgo
Solar Elongation: 52.7°

Distance of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from the Sun: 521855761 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]
Distance of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from the Earth: 599553192 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]

Perihelion: 13 Aug 2015 05:16 UTC []

RA: -
Dec: -

Conjunctions of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko with other objects

The following table is a list of bright objects (stars brighter than magnitude 9.0 and galaxies brighter than magmitude 14.0) that are currently in close conjunction (less than 1.5 degrees apart) with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko:

Object TypeObject NameMagnitudeR.A.Dec.
StarHIP 586107.748212h 01m 10s+03° 37’ 56”
StarHIP 588817.717612h 04m 37s+03° 09’ 42”
StarHIP 588957.065612h 04m 43s+03° 34’ 23”
StarHIP 589447.422412h 05m 10s+02° 11’ 00”
StarHIP 591347.346612h 07m 32s+04° 30’ 47”
StarHIP 591878.370412h 08m 18s+03° 39’ 30”
StarHIP 592158.003412h 08m 41s+03° 06’ 32”
StarHIP 592638.421412h 09m 21s+03° 06’ 24”
StarHIP 594418.692412h 11m 32s+02° 36’ 28”
GalaxyNGC 407312.412h 04m 26s+01° 53’ 48”
GalaxyNGC 411612.312h 07m 36s+02° 41’ 32”
GalaxyNGC 412311.812h 08m 10s+02° 52’ 40”

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