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13P/Olbers live position and data

This page shows Comet 13P/Olbers 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 13P/Olbers (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 68777.72101h 28m 34s-37° 57’ 34”
StarHIP 72408.149401h 33m 17s-38° 14’ 41”
StarHIP 78098.808601h 40m 26s-38° 47’ 25”
StarHIP 75528.10601h 37m 18s-40° 10’ 38”
StarHIP 67048.896401h 26m 13s-38° 28’ 09”
StarHIP 75108.492601h 36m 45s-40° 08’ 55”
StarHIP 71518.560801h 32m 12s-39° 05’ 52”
StarHIP 70368.023401h 30m 44s-37° 47’ 22”
StarHIP 75048.852801h 36m 41s-39° 11’ 34”
StarHIP 75747.130401h 37m 32s-38° 08’ 05”
StarHIP 68168.101201h 27m 41s-39° 08’ 32”
StarHIP 70877.829801h 31m 16s-38° 25’ 46”
StarHIP 74247.860601h 35m 38s-39° 50’ 18”
StarHIP 74436.39901h 35m 50s-39° 56’ 49”
GalaxyNGC 63012.901h 35m 36s-39° 21’ 35”
GalaxyESO 297-3A14.001h 34m 16s-38° 36’ 59”
GalaxyPGC 532013.501h 25m 56s-38° 57’ 06”
GalaxyNGC 62613.401h 35m 11s-39° 08’ 53”
GalaxyESO 296-3814.001h 32m 27s-38° 40’ 47”
GalaxyESO 297-813.701h 35m 30s-39° 23’ 12”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 13P/Olbers

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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