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364P/2018 A2 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet 364P/2018 A2 (PANSTARRS) 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 364P/2018 A2 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 5629001h 12m 17s+04° 25’ 42”
StarHIP 59697.679601h 16m 44s+05° 03’ 20”
StarHIP 52638.590601h 07m 14s+05° 00’ 20”
StarHIP 53465.485201h 08m 22s+05° 39’ 00”
StarHIP 55738.839801h 11m 27s+04° 25’ 45”
StarHIP 58288.463601h 14m 44s+04° 35’ 48”
StarHIP 55208.775201h 10m 41s+04° 31’ 11”
StarHIP 54328.419201h 09m 27s+05° 26’ 39”
StarHIP 56558.439601h 12m 39s+06° 35’ 36”
StarHIP 57527.624801h 13m 51s+05° 08’ 30”
GalaxyIC 8913.501h 16m 03s+04° 17’ 39”
GalaxyNGC 45513.601h 15m 57s+05° 10’ 40”
GalaxyNGC 43713.901h 14m 21s+05° 55’ 32”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 364P/2018 A2 (PANSTARRS)

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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