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10P/Tempel 2 live position and data

This page shows Comet 10P/Tempel 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 10P/Tempel 2 (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 376366.145607h 43m 22s+22° 23’ 57”
StarHIP 377477.275207h 44m 32s+23° 20’ 42”
StarHIP 377997.420607h 45m 01s+23° 01’ 10”
StarHIP 379147.679807h 46m 10s+23° 32’ 55”
StarHIP 379868.511207h 47m 07s+22° 06’ 22”
StarHIP 379887.391207h 47m 09s+23° 39’ 49”
StarHIP 380198.35307h 47m 31s+23° 09’ 12”
StarHIP 381066.150207h 48m 33s+23° 08’ 27”
StarHIP 381138.215607h 48m 38s+21° 54’ 29”
StarHIP 381727.066407h 49m 18s+24° 29’ 19”
StarHIP 382017.63807h 49m 36s+24° 16’ 09”
StarHIP 382477.674807h 50m 06s+22° 43’ 54”
StarHIP 382877.058607h 50m 39s+24° 09’ 39”
StarHIP 383218.122807h 51m 02s+22° 14’ 54”
StarHIP 38492007h 52m 59s+22° 33’ 23”
StarHIP 384956.935807h 53m 01s+22° 20’ 04”
StarHIP 386038.670407h 54m 14s+23° 30’ 14”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 10P/Tempel 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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