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210P/Christensen live position and data

This page shows Comet 210P/Christensen 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 210P/Christensen (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 713238.453414h 35m 07s-09° 18’ 29”
StarHIP 718348.002814h 41m 41s-09° 48’ 34”
StarHIP 713448.66714h 35m 25s-08° 21’ 32”
StarHIP 716326.631214h 39m 00s-10° 33’ 17”
StarHIP 715537.487214h 38m 04s-09° 44’ 16”
StarHIP 715578.577414h 38m 06s-08° 40’ 31”
StarHIP 721368.361814h 45m 20s-09° 12’ 51”
StarHIP 714177.389814h 36m 18s-09° 36’ 44”
StarHIP 719976.435814h 43m 25s-09° 41’ 58”
StarHIP 720826.832614h 44m 45s-09° 42’ 14”
StarHIP 720476.597214h 44m 13s-08° 15’ 07”
StarHIP 713317.605214h 35m 15s-09° 05’ 43”
StarHIP 713797.187414h 35m 48s-08° 34’ 30”
StarHIP 720607.639814h 44m 21s-09° 29’ 22”
GalaxyPGC 5246013.814h 41m 06s-08° 52’ 32”
GalaxyNGC 572913.414h 42m 06s-09° 00’ 33”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 210P/Christensen

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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