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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 90765018h 31m 05s-32° 12’ 43”
StarHIP 91583018h 40m 34s-33° 14’ 21”
StarHIP 906717.75918h 30m 02s-33° 29’ 43”
StarHIP 910145.283418h 33m 57s-33° 00’ 59”
StarHIP 917137.776218h 42m 10s-32° 22’ 01”
StarHIP 909898.44818h 33m 33s-33° 37’ 19”
StarHIP 909318.701618h 32m 55s-33° 52’ 06”
StarHIP 911588.209218h 35m 53s-33° 10’ 30”
StarHIP 912188.909418h 36m 28s-33° 42’ 25”
StarHIP 914758.17418h 39m 25s-32° 02’ 03”
StarHIP 913867.262618h 38m 19s-32° 41’ 07”
StarHIP 906708.084818h 30m 00s-33° 32’ 51”
StarHIP 914887.844818h 39m 30s-32° 59’ 41”
StarHIP 911376.854818h 35m 26s-32° 53’ 26”
StarHIP 907727.988818h 31m 10s-32° 17’ 23”
StarHIP 910207.1518h 34m 05s-32° 57’ 40”
StarHIP 907635.372218h 31m 04s-32° 59’ 20”
StarHIP 912068.927618h 36m 20s-32° 19’ 38”

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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