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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: 12.518536
Declination: 0.162640 (J2000)
Magnitude: 20.69
Constellation: Virgo
Solar Elongation: 35.3°

Distance of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from the Sun: 543836722 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]
Distance of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from the Earth: 660158376 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]

Perihelion: 23 Jan 2022 21:38 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 606417.65812h 25m 40s-00° 16’ 56”
StarHIP 606888.18512h 26m 16s+00° 30’ 53”
StarHIP 607267.702412h 26m 45s-00° 10’ 59”
StarHIP 607488.824612h 27m 00s+00° 07’ 10”
StarHIP 609028.60212h 28m 54s+01° 08’ 55”
StarHIP 609388.645612h 29m 22s-01° 13’ 58”
StarHIP 60953012h 29m 40s-00° 09’ 43”
StarHIP 61050012h 30m 46s+00° 39’ 23”
StarHIP 610618.428612h 30m 54s+00° 39’ 53”
StarHIP 610917.605212h 31m 14s+01° 19’ 37”
StarHIP 612408.286212h 32m 58s-00° 16’ 24”
StarHIP 612528.020812h 33m 08s+01° 02’ 38”
StarHIP 615318.490412h 36m 22s-00° 17’ 36”
GalaxyNGC 438512.912h 25m 42s+00° 34’ 23”
GalaxyNGC 4517A12.612h 32m 27s+00° 23’ 22”
GalaxyNGC 451711.212h 32m 45s+00° 06’ 59”
GalaxyUGCA 28514.012h 33m 09s-00° 32’ 32”
GalaxyNGC 454113.912h 35m 10s-00° 13’ 14”

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