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 116877023h 41m 27s+06° 25’ 09”
StarHIP 1171376.783223h 44m 48s+07° 11’ 30”
StarHIP 1171697.957223h 45m 18s+05° 06’ 58”
StarHIP 1172988.750223h 47m 00s+05° 15’ 06”
StarHIP 117311023h 47m 13s+07° 05’ 13”
StarHIP 1173986.801223h 48m 14s+07° 09’ 47”
StarHIP 117459023h 48m 58s+06° 26’ 53”
StarHIP 1174678.350223h 49m 05s+06° 22’ 56”
StarHIP 1174758.369223h 49m 14s+04° 58’ 56”
StarHIP 1174987.89323h 49m 34s+04° 53’ 37”
GalaxyNGC 775113.923h 46m 58s+06° 51’ 47”

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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