213P/Van Ness live position and data

This page shows Comet 213P/Van Ness 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 213P/Van Ness (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 335956.162806h 58m 47s+26° 04’ 51”
StarHIP 337658.935807h 00m 45s+27° 16’ 04”
StarHIP 337127.363807h 00m 14s+26° 52’ 42”
StarHIP 335018.803606h 57m 48s+26° 52’ 25”
StarHIP 338558.466607h 01m 41s+25° 34’ 01”
StarHIP 336506.401606h 59m 27s+25° 54’ 51”
StarHIP 335068.500806h 57m 53s+26° 34’ 07”
StarHIP 340308.43107h 03m 36s+27° 00’ 19”
StarHIP 338338.137407h 01m 24s+27° 22’ 48”
StarHIP 333317.214406h 55m 56s+27° 17’ 09”
StarHIP 342647.640607h 06m 10s+28° 11’ 31”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 213P/Van Ness

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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