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18D/Perrine-Mrkos (Lost) live position and data

This page shows Comet 18D/Perrine-Mrkos (Lost) 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 18D/Perrine-Mrkos (Lost) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 69168014h 09m 30s-20° 36’ 55”
StarHIP 691266.970614h 09m 00s-19° 14’ 43”
StarHIP 691287.622814h 09m 01s-18° 30’ 03”
StarHIP 691798.810814h 09m 37s-21° 11’ 47”
StarHIP 690347.991214h 07m 54s-21° 11’ 43”
StarHIP 689688.01314h 07m 09s-19° 17’ 03”
StarHIP 693567.639614h 11m 45s-19° 01’ 03”
StarHIP 690488.446814h 08m 00s-19° 43’ 19”
StarHIP 689148.704814h 06m 29s-20° 04’ 22”
StarHIP 692908.541414h 10m 59s-19° 08’ 38”
StarHIP 695288.063814h 13m 59s-20° 12’ 28”
StarHIP 686938.871814h 03m 40s-19° 56’ 24”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 18D/Perrine-Mrkos (Lost)

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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