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 1100308.05622h 17m 09s-14° 11’ 32”
StarHIP 1101318.297422h 18m 30s-15° 00’ 46”
StarHIP 1101388.950422h 18m 35s-14° 37’ 58”
StarHIP 1101795.851422h 19m 00s-13° 18’ 17”
StarHIP 1103338.97222h 20m 49s-13° 58’ 42”
StarHIP 1103508.178422h 21m 01s-14° 55’ 07”
StarHIP 1103887.625422h 21m 33s-14° 27’ 24”
StarHIP 1104548.495822h 22m 22s-15° 27’ 03”
StarHIP 1105078.28522h 23m 08s-14° 12’ 41”
StarHIP 1105186.993622h 23m 20s-14° 57’ 03”
StarHIP 1106025.666622h 24m 27s-13° 31’ 45”
StarHIP 1106117.569622h 24m 33s-13° 11’ 05”
StarHIP 1106377.628422h 24m 44s-12° 57’ 27”
StarHIP 1106638.568822h 25m 04s-13° 59’ 53”
StarHIP 1106898.209222h 25m 31s-15° 35’ 55”
StarHIP 1107017.80122h 25m 44s-15° 21’ 25”
StarHIP 1107237.926622h 25m 59s-14° 57’ 06”
StarHIP 1107678.489822h 26m 25s-14° 06’ 54”

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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