354P/LINEAR live position and data

This page shows Comet 354P/LINEAR 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 354P/LINEAR (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 43510008h 51m 44s+18° 07’ 30”
StarHIP 434127.985808h 50m 33s+17° 01’ 55”
StarHIP 429938.013208h 45m 46s+19° 02’ 58”
StarHIP 429113.819608h 44m 41s+18° 09’ 17”
StarHIP 429706.736208h 45m 29s+18° 49’ 02”
StarHIP 434216.628208h 50m 40s+18° 00’ 12”
StarHIP 436427.494408h 53m 20s+19° 19’ 19”
StarHIP 432067.052208h 48m 06s+17° 23’ 41”
StarHIP 435648.49708h 52m 20s+19° 21’ 02”
StarHIP 434276.398208h 50m 45s+18° 49’ 56”
StarHIP 436356.832608h 53m 12s+17° 22’ 07”
StarHIP 430797.836208h 46m 29s+17° 29’ 45”
StarHIP 430448.273208h 46m 11s+18° 10’ 47”
StarHIP 435408.399808h 52m 03s+18° 53’ 39”
StarHIP 436727.231808h 53m 50s+17° 32’ 42”
StarHIP 429528.429608h 45m 20s+18° 52’ 31”
GalaxyNGC 267212.208h 49m 22s+19° 04’ 28”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 354P/LINEAR

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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