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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):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 21842004h 41m 45s+28° 39’ 12”
StarHIP 224027.25204h 49m 15s+29° 34’ 17”
StarHIP 225277.518804h 50m 51s+28° 18’ 50”
StarHIP 218458.812804h 41m 47s+28° 39’ 36”
StarHIP 224006.963804h 49m 15s+28° 21’ 03”
StarHIP 222078.356404h 46m 33s+27° 54’ 02”
StarHIP 221386.911204h 45m 50s+28° 39’ 38”
StarHIP 223147.402804h 48m 22s+29° 46’ 23”
StarHIP 223096.86904h 48m 19s+29° 14’ 09”
StarHIP 218195.726404h 41m 19s+28° 36’ 54”
StarHIP 225787.58204h 51m 31s+28° 31’ 36”

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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