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24P/Schaumasse live position and data

This page shows Comet 24P/Schaumasse 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 24P/Schaumasse (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 959368.50719h 30m 37s-24° 34’ 55”
StarHIP 956047.74219h 26m 42s-26° 19’ 06”
StarHIP 956068.466619h 26m 44s-25° 35’ 01”
StarHIP 954775.003219h 25m 16s-24° 30’ 30”
StarHIP 964098.004619h 36m 03s-25° 54’ 03”
StarHIP 959718.375819h 30m 57s-25° 32’ 02”
StarHIP 958078.156219h 29m 15s-25° 28’ 03”
StarHIP 960008.173619h 31m 11s-24° 05’ 42”
StarHIP 962608.802219h 34m 20s-24° 37’ 46”
StarHIP 960127.173619h 31m 16s-25° 44’ 12”
StarHIP 961397.623419h 32m 52s-26° 01’ 41”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 24P/Schaumasse

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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