104P/Kowal 2 live position and data

This page shows Comet 104P/Kowal 2 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).

Current close conjunctions

List of bright objects (stars brighter than magnitude 9.0 and galaxies brighter than magmitude 14.0) close to Comet 104P/Kowal 2 (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 1030376.690420h 52m 31s-13° 12’ 10”
StarHIP 1027857.714220h 49m 25s-11° 27’ 17”
StarHIP 1027387.62920h 49m 04s-12° 36’ 38”
StarHIP 1031518.24220h 53m 57s-12° 17’ 30”
StarHIP 1033008.336220h 55m 39s-12° 52’ 01”
StarHIP 1024938.69120h 46m 15s-12° 48’ 35”
StarHIP 1029357.57720h 51m 19s-13° 55’ 27”
StarHIP 1029037.848420h 50m 48s-14° 12’ 01”
StarHIP 1029558.21720h 51m 34s-13° 44’ 59”
StarHIP 1026647.947620h 48m 15s-12° 27’ 15”
StarHIP 1031258.998220h 53m 39s-11° 39’ 16”
StarHIP 1030776.328620h 53m 05s-11° 34’ 25”
StarHIP 1028915.76520h 50m 41s-12° 32’ 41”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 104P/Kowal 2

Astronomy databases

This online sky chart is created using the following astronomy databases and services:

  1. The Digitized Sky Survey, a photographic survey of the whole sky created using images from different telescopes, including the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain
  2. The Hipparcos Star Catalogue, containing more than 100.000 bright stars
  3. The PGC 2003 Catalogue, containing information about 1 million galaxies
  4. The GSC 2.3 Catalogue, containing information about more than 2 billion stars and galaxies
Please see the acknowledgements section.

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