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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 244476.537605h 14m 39s+31° 24’ 07”
StarHIP 241726.501605h 11m 27s+30° 48’ 19”
StarHIP 242958.953805h 12m 49s+31° 00’ 32”
StarHIP 246627.403405h 17m 31s+31° 49’ 26”
StarHIP 243387.951405h 13m 25s+30° 57’ 59”
StarHIP 242588.602805h 12m 26s+30° 13’ 04”
StarHIP 245407.573205h 15m 53s+30° 29’ 49”
StarHIP 243888.43405h 13m 56s+31° 34’ 17”
StarHIP 247438.87305h 18m 19s+30° 56’ 00”
StarHIP 248788.95805h 20m 00s+30° 30’ 37”
StarHIP 250787.992805h 22m 09s+31° 22’ 21”
StarHIP 252906.161805h 24m 38s+31° 13’ 26”
StarHIP 252915.934605h 24m 38s+31° 08’ 35”
StarHIP 244137.134205h 14m 14s+30° 23’ 59”
StarHIP 247558.236805h 18m 28s+30° 22’ 39”
StarHIP 249497.911405h 20m 38s+32° 16’ 26”

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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