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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 90711018h 30m 27s-30° 34’ 13”
StarHIP 90935018h 33m 00s-28° 41’ 23”
StarHIP 911726.238218h 35m 59s-29° 41’ 56”
StarHIP 906488.798618h 29m 45s-29° 49’ 37”
StarHIP 912828.331618h 37m 10s-29° 14’ 14”
StarHIP 911496.801618h 35m 43s-29° 56’ 15”
StarHIP 907157.758618h 30m 31s-28° 47’ 42”
StarHIP 908746.952618h 32m 14s-29° 11’ 24”
StarHIP 910538.662618h 34m 26s-30° 30’ 46”
StarHIP 905888.340618h 29m 05s-29° 54’ 52”
StarHIP 910338.477818h 34m 12s-28° 20’ 45”
StarHIP 912736.69218h 37m 03s-28° 30’ 45”
StarHIP 914246.834418h 38m 41s-30° 01’ 40”
StarHIP 904318.070218h 27m 05s-29° 30’ 29”
StarHIP 905966.853618h 29m 11s-29° 15’ 33”
StarHIP 904855.859218h 27m 49s-29° 49’ 00”
StarHIP 908798.62218h 32m 16s-31° 07’ 54”
StarHIP 910958.61318h 34m 54s-30° 43’ 47”

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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