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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 17020003h 38m 56s+24° 34’ 11”
StarHIP 174978.971603h 44m 51s+23° 16’ 08”
StarHIP 170437.269203h 39m 13s+21° 50’ 36”
StarHIP 167848.853803h 35m 59s+23° 54’ 50”
StarHIP 166688.123603h 34m 30s+22° 45’ 34”
StarHIP 168248.568603h 36m 28s+23° 47’ 51”
StarHIP 170347.10103h 39m 06s+24° 42’ 10”
StarHIP 169968.157203h 38m 35s+24° 36’ 06”
StarHIP 173057.357203h 42m 15s+22° 47’ 11”
StarHIP 170006.703h 38m 40s+22° 39’ 34”
StarHIP 168596.704803h 36m 58s+23° 12’ 40”
StarHIP 174017.915203h 43m 41s+23° 38’ 57”
StarHIP 165298.805403h 32m 49s+23° 41’ 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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