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319P/Catalina-McNaught live position and data

This page shows Comet 319P/Catalina-McNaught 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 319P/Catalina-McNaught (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 57949011h 53m 05s+18° 55’ 47”
StarHIP 578668.316411h 52m 08s+18° 45’ 21”
StarHIP 580168.957211h 53m 58s+20° 29’ 24”
StarHIP 577148.006211h 50m 08s+20° 17’ 13”
StarHIP 577948.91311h 51m 03s+18° 51’ 22”
StarHIP 578987.233611h 52m 30s+20° 24’ 35”
StarHIP 583147.98911h 57m 29s+19° 59’ 01”
StarHIP 575654.480211h 47m 59s+20° 13’ 08”
StarHIP 580678.143211h 54m 32s+19° 24’ 40”
StarHIP 575297.341811h 47m 28s+20° 02’ 01”
StarHIP 576208.659611h 48m 51s+20° 30’ 17”
StarHIP 580088.546211h 53m 52s+20° 20’ 10”
StarHIP 576667.716411h 49m 38s+18° 56’ 07”
StarHIP 580738.328811h 54m 35s+19° 25’ 40”
GalaxyNGC 393713.511h 52m 42s+20° 37’ 57”
GalaxyNGC 394013.811h 52m 46s+20° 59’ 23”
GalaxyNGC 394713.911h 53m 19s+20° 45’ 11”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 319P/Catalina-McNaught

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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