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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 98237019h 57m 47s-21° 31’ 34”
StarHIP 980508.559219h 55m 31s-21° 30’ 30”
StarHIP 973818.478819h 47m 29s-22° 48’ 36”
StarHIP 980247.815419h 55m 10s-23° 54’ 27”
StarHIP 978347.792819h 52m 50s-23° 09’ 21”
StarHIP 983008.098219h 58m 22s-23° 19’ 48”
StarHIP 983996.76519h 59m 34s-22° 12’ 40”
StarHIP 979446.108619h 54m 17s-23° 56’ 24”
StarHIP 976027.833619h 50m 16s-22° 46’ 47”
StarHIP 981357.548819h 56m 40s-23° 03’ 57”
StarHIP 983188.018819h 58m 33s-22° 15’ 06”
StarHIP 981348.51919h 56m 39s-22° 42’ 49”
StarHIP 978368.425419h 52m 52s-21° 03’ 59”
StarHIP 976108.637819h 50m 20s-21° 38’ 32”
GalaxyESO 526-1614.019h 55m 12s-23° 16’ 21”

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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