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P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

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This page shows Comet P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS) 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 horizzondally or vertically using the mouse or touchscreen. The deep sky image in the background is provided by the Digitized Sky Survey (acknowledgements).

If you would like to browse a wider interactive sky chart with additional features you can also use our Online Planetarium to visualize the position of P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS) in the sky from any location and any time.

Local Time:
Right Ascension: 16.352609
Declination: 31.005999 (J2000)
Magnitude: 21.86
Constellation: Corona
Solar Elongation: 127.8°

Distance of P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS) from the Sun: 208046054 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]
Distance of P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS) from the Earth: 77266400 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]

Perihelion: 15 Mar 2016 12:25 UTC []

Conjunctions of P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS) 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 P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS):

Object TypeObject NameMagnitudeR.A.Dec.
StarHIP 798376.80316h 17m 45s+31° 48’ 13”
StarHIP 799868.924616h 19m 37s+30° 13’ 51”
StarHIP 800558.397416h 20m 25s+30° 30’ 34”
StarHIP 801814.754816h 22m 05s+30° 53’ 30”
StarHIP 802476.39216h 22m 56s+32° 19’ 58”
StarHIP 804348.697216h 25m 06s+31° 44’ 28”
StarHIP 804898.930616h 25m 48s+30° 15’ 55”
StarHIP 805158.626416h 26m 11s+32° 04’ 54”

Additional Resources about Comet P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS)