230P/LINEAR live position and data

This page shows Comet 230P/LINEAR 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 230P/LINEAR (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 108419021h 57m 50s-17° 47’ 05”
StarHIP 1083276.757421h 56m 45s-17° 53’ 49”
StarHIP 1079917.793421h 52m 41s-17° 04’ 00”
StarHIP 1085608.50321h 59m 25s-17° 18’ 38”
StarHIP 1077247.52621h 49m 19s-18° 23’ 11”
StarHIP 1080648.336221h 53m 41s-16° 45’ 00”
StarHIP 1083527.437421h 57m 04s-19° 11’ 23”
StarHIP 1085627.9221h 59m 27s-17° 59’ 44”
StarHIP 1086227.84622h 00m 18s-17° 23’ 10”
StarHIP 1077718.965621h 49m 59s-18° 42’ 04”
StarHIP 1080958.509221h 54m 03s-17° 09’ 41”
StarHIP 1081088.7121h 54m 12s-17° 34’ 43”
StarHIP 1079016.161621h 51m 41s-18° 37’ 21”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 230P/LINEAR

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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