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32P/Comas Sola live position and data

This page shows Comet 32P/Comas Sola 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 32P/Comas Sola (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 116191023h 32m 46s-16° 45’ 10”
StarHIP 116215023h 32m 49s-16° 50’ 42”
StarHIP 1166246.27523h 38m 02s-15° 05’ 41”
StarHIP 1164207.483623h 35m 28s-16° 35’ 00”
StarHIP 1163028.74723h 33m 52s-16° 18’ 47”
StarHIP 1165908.562823h 37m 38s-15° 12’ 52”
StarHIP 1167928.12423h 40m 13s-15° 25’ 16”
StarHIP 1163685.81223h 34m 49s-15° 14’ 44”
StarHIP 1164387.178623h 35m 41s-15° 17’ 56”
StarHIP 1163528.24323h 34m 36s-16° 59’ 36”
StarHIP 1161237.93423h 31m 45s-14° 48’ 24”
StarHIP 1161427.91623h 31m 56s-14° 56’ 12”
StarHIP 1163197.740423h 34m 06s-14° 13’ 45”
StarHIP 1160517.874623h 30m 54s-15° 58’ 56”
StarHIP 1164688.11823h 35m 57s-16° 17’ 21”
GalaxyNGC 770913.523h 35m 27s-16° 42’ 19”
GalaxyNGC 771713.523h 37m 43s-15° 07’ 09”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 32P/Comas Sola

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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