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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 61361012h 34m 25s+15° 16’ 49”
StarHIP 607388.787612h 26m 53s+14° 02’ 37”
StarHIP 608388.632612h 28m 11s+15° 15’ 08”
StarHIP 609607.1612h 29m 46s+14° 39’ 00”
StarHIP 607057.946812h 26m 29s+14° 34’ 19”
StarHIP 613568.725612h 34m 21s+14° 38’ 37”
StarHIP 609188.574812h 29m 05s+13° 57’ 01”
GalaxyNGC 446112.012h 29m 02s+13° 11’ 08”
GalaxyNGC 447412.512h 29m 53s+14° 04’ 05”
GalaxyNGC 447913.512h 30m 18s+13° 34’ 41”
GalaxyIC 79714.012h 31m 54s+15° 07’ 27”
GalaxyNGC 441912.112h 26m 56s+15° 02’ 52”
GalaxyNGC 440212.612h 26m 07s+13° 06’ 45”
GalaxyNGC 453112.612h 34m 16s+13° 04’ 33”
GalaxyIC 347613.112h 32m 42s+14° 03’ 02”
GalaxyNGC 450110.212h 31m 59s+14° 25’ 17”
GalaxyNGC 447311.212h 29m 48s+13° 25’ 49”
GalaxyNGC 446813.712h 29m 31s+14° 02’ 57”
GalaxyNGC 450613.712h 32m 10s+13° 25’ 18”
GalaxyNGC 445911.312h 28m 59s+13° 58’ 45”
GalaxyNGC 443511.812h 27m 40s+13° 04’ 46”
GalaxyPGC 4081912.312h 27m 13s+14° 07’ 23”
GalaxyNGC 445812.812h 28m 57s+13° 14’ 35”
GalaxyIC 339213.312h 28m 43s+15° 00’ 05”
GalaxyNGC 451613.312h 33m 07s+14° 34’ 32”
GalaxyNGC 443810.912h 27m 45s+13° 00’ 34”
GalaxyNGC 454810.912h 35m 26s+14° 29’ 48”
GalaxyNGC 447711.412h 30m 02s+13° 38’ 11”
GalaxyNGC 457111.912h 36m 56s+14° 13’ 02”

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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