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290P/Jager live position and data

This page shows Comet 290P/Jager 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 290P/Jager (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 96710019h 39m 35s-26° 45’ 04”
StarHIP 97113019h 44m 10s-26° 32’ 35”
StarHIP 976488.090419h 50m 46s-27° 21’ 00”
StarHIP 969408.304819h 42m 23s-26° 26’ 37”
StarHIP 973407.52219h 47m 00s-26° 29’ 25”
StarHIP 976137.356819h 50m 21s-26° 42’ 56”
StarHIP 968237.510619h 40m 48s-27° 41’ 43”
StarHIP 974088.450219h 47m 52s-27° 43’ 55”
StarHIP 971958.117419h 45m 14s-27° 23’ 46”
StarHIP 971868.584819h 45m 11s-25° 22’ 34”
StarHIP 966457.963419h 38m 56s-27° 22’ 17”
StarHIP 972877.481619h 46m 19s-27° 15’ 56”
StarHIP 973907.672219h 47m 39s-25° 37’ 35”
GalaxyESO 526-711.919h 49m 35s-26° 25’ 54”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 290P/Jager

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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