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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):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 677847.948213h 53m 11s-15° 59’ 53”
StarHIP 669208.27113h 42m 53s-15° 02’ 06”
StarHIP 669948.965413h 43m 46s-15° 59’ 02”
StarHIP 670977.491813h 45m 08s-14° 46’ 01”
StarHIP 672748.235813h 47m 16s-17° 04’ 33”
StarHIP 677087.284413h 52m 15s-14° 40’ 35”
StarHIP 670437.28813h 44m 22s-14° 45’ 37”
StarHIP 670575.48813h 44m 29s-16° 10’ 44”
StarHIP 671396.18113h 45m 35s-15° 46’ 02”
StarHIP 674458.167613h 49m 20s-14° 45’ 42”
StarHIP 673287.842213h 47m 58s-16° 03’ 53”

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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