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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: 11.617579
Declination: 7.372057 (J2000)
Magnitude: 19.94
Constellation: Leo
Solar Elongation: 76.5°

Distance of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from the Sun: 491411657 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]
Distance of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from the Earth: 504131163 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]

Perihelion: 13 Aug 2015 02:10 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 562347.751811h 31m 39s+07° 51’ 48”
StarHIP 563558.075211h 33m 07s+07° 24’ 39”
StarHIP 563868.231211h 33m 32s+07° 58’ 43”
StarHIP 565378.712811h 35m 34s+06° 31’ 18”
StarHIP 56571011h 35m 50s+08° 03’ 34”
StarHIP 565748.060411h 35m 56s+06° 46’ 05”
StarHIP 566186.74211h 36m 34s+06° 06’ 24”
StarHIP 566797.118611h 37m 17s+06° 16’ 12”
StarHIP 567795.171411h 38m 27s+08° 08’ 03”
StarHIP 567878.511611h 38m 32s+06° 30’ 00”
StarHIP 568128.77311h 38m 46s+07° 23’ 44”
StarHIP 568327.549611h 39m 01s+06° 03’ 29”

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