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106P/Schuster live position and data

This page shows Comet 106P/Schuster 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 106P/Schuster (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 504517.67810h 18m 05s+27° 31’ 28”
StarHIP 504596.535410h 18m 10s+27° 24’ 55”
StarHIP 503166.402210h 16m 28s+28° 40’ 57”
StarHIP 501458.98310h 14m 12s+28° 22’ 08”
StarHIP 500937.538410h 13m 42s+26° 09’ 02”
StarHIP 500528.260610h 13m 08s+27° 25’ 11”
StarHIP 497638.146210h 09m 30s+27° 03’ 15”
StarHIP 499938.565410h 12m 20s+27° 06’ 13”
StarHIP 501095.967210h 13m 49s+27° 08’ 08”
StarHIP 499248.249410h 11m 35s+27° 50’ 33”
StarHIP 495978.201210h 07m 27s+26° 47’ 01”
StarHIP 496528.14210h 08m 09s+26° 47’ 55”
StarHIP 500196.777410h 12m 42s+28° 14’ 31”
StarHIP 503348.983210h 16m 40s+27° 06’ 25”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 106P/Schuster

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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