40P/Vaisala 1 live position and data

This page shows Comet 40P/Vaisala 1 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 40P/Vaisala 1 (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 3757000h 48m 13s-05° 08’ 06”
StarHIP 39357.931600h 50m 31s-05° 18’ 50”
StarHIP 40368.263400h 51m 44s-06° 06’ 00”
StarHIP 39796.92500h 51m 10s-05° 02’ 20”
StarHIP 37467.909400h 48m 03s-03° 42’ 43”
StarHIP 34658.79100h 44m 19s-04° 23’ 56”
StarHIP 35525.97900h 45m 24s-04° 37’ 45”
StarHIP 34868.462400h 44m 30s-05° 37’ 34”
StarHIP 41568.710600h 53m 06s-05° 37’ 11”
StarHIP 36457.47900h 46m 40s-04° 25’ 35”
StarHIP 40688.474600h 52m 11s-06° 00’ 03”
StarHIP 35498.63500h 45m 20s-05° 00’ 32”
StarHIP 39828.762800h 51m 12s-05° 11’ 00”
StarHIP 37277.934200h 47m 52s-05° 59’ 33”
StarHIP 40408.340800h 51m 48s-04° 05’ 11”
GalaxyPGC 278814.000h 47m 32s-05° 04’ 37”
GalaxyNGC 26813.600h 50m 09s-05° 11’ 38”
GalaxyPGC 293613.200h 50m 27s-05° 51’ 32”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 40P/Vaisala 1

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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