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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 886945.889418h 06m 23s-36° 01’ 11”
StarHIP 890278.455618h 10m 10s-36° 24’ 44”
StarHIP 890667.032618h 10m 41s-33° 55’ 07”
StarHIP 889208.461218h 09m 01s-36° 17’ 05”
StarHIP 885668.324618h 05m 01s-35° 24’ 52”
StarHIP 889476.562618h 09m 22s-36° 40’ 21”
StarHIP 894617.300818h 15m 26s-35° 02’ 16”
StarHIP 890768.983218h 10m 46s-35° 28’ 40”
StarHIP 886558.743818h 06m 00s-35° 06’ 30”
StarHIP 888058.762418h 07m 41s-35° 23’ 20”
StarHIP 891467.127218h 11m 40s-35° 01’ 31”
StarHIP 889188.71118h 09m 01s-34° 45’ 42”
StarHIP 893577.893618h 14m 02s-34° 17’ 21”
StarHIP 897108.449218h 18m 32s-35° 03’ 00”
StarHIP 895026.916218h 15m 50s-36° 34’ 25”
StarHIP 894636.91918h 15m 27s-34° 35’ 40”
StarHIP 894388.31118h 15m 12s-35° 49’ 08”
StarHIP 897086.934418h 18m 30s-34° 41’ 09”
StarHIP 894997.408418h 15m 49s-35° 38’ 14”
StarHIP 886258.297418h 05m 42s-35° 40’ 47”
StarHIP 897668.455818h 19m 05s-35° 09’ 24”
StarHIP 891897.234418h 12m 06s-34° 04’ 07”
StarHIP 895397.12918h 16m 13s-35° 14’ 27”

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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