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201P/LONEOS live position and data

This page shows Comet 201P/LONEOS 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 201P/LONEOS (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 12642002h 42m 25s+18° 14’ 41”
StarHIP 127317.1402h 43m 38s+17° 32’ 54”
StarHIP 126347.953202h 42m 20s+16° 57’ 32”
StarHIP 124417.949802h 40m 09s+16° 43’ 37”
StarHIP 130238.494802h 47m 25s+17° 12’ 35”
StarHIP 127846.27702h 44m 19s+17° 45’ 50”
StarHIP 130928.775602h 48m 19s+17° 30’ 33”
StarHIP 125388.743602h 41m 19s+16° 02’ 24”
StarHIP 130148.578602h 47m 20s+17° 17’ 03”
StarHIP 127428.530602h 43m 49s+16° 06’ 14”
StarHIP 128937.090202h 45m 43s+17° 01’ 16”
StarHIP 125688.944602h 41m 37s+16° 44’ 09”
StarHIP 131655.222602h 49m 17s+17° 27’ 51”
StarHIP 126037.518602h 42m 02s+17° 45’ 26”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 201P/LONEOS

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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