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108P/Ciffreo live position and data

This page shows Comet 108P/Ciffreo 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 108P/Ciffreo (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 74626015h 14m 52s-18° 37’ 47”
StarHIP 74906015h 18m 30s-18° 10’ 57”
StarHIP 75062015h 20m 20s-19° 58’ 32”
StarHIP 75314015h 23m 13s-19° 14’ 36”
StarHIP 751106.067615h 20m 53s-18° 09’ 30”
StarHIP 749928.031415h 19m 26s-19° 10’ 08”
StarHIP 752918.474615h 22m 59s-18° 50’ 40”
StarHIP 744936.064815h 13m 19s-19° 38’ 50”
StarHIP 754147.883415h 24m 29s-19° 57’ 49”
StarHIP 752178.881815h 22m 13s-18° 15’ 16”
StarHIP 750277.035415h 19m 50s-19° 33’ 00”
StarHIP 747288.080615h 16m 19s-18° 37’ 44”
StarHIP 748928.174815h 18m 19s-20° 51’ 39”
StarHIP 751378.432215h 21m 17s-18° 13’ 04”
StarHIP 747608.620215h 16m 45s-20° 00’ 04”
StarHIP 750238.388215h 19m 48s-20° 52’ 16”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 108P/Ciffreo

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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