45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova live position and data

This page shows Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova 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 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 662808.04613h 35m 04s-06° 58’ 03”
StarHIP 664656.923813h 37m 35s-07° 52’ 18”
StarHIP 664688.55913h 37m 38s-06° 39’ 08”
StarHIP 665608.479213h 38m 40s-08° 25’ 16”
StarHIP 667578.637613h 40m 57s-08° 40’ 09”
StarHIP 667648.977213h 41m 03s-06° 21’ 16”
StarHIP 668034.874413h 41m 36s-08° 42’ 11”
StarHIP 668318.011813h 41m 48s-07° 33’ 22”
StarHIP 668538.682213h 42m 02s-06° 58’ 08”
StarHIP 669728.004213h 43m 35s-07° 25’ 37”
StarHIP 670826.9613h 44m 56s-07° 38’ 03”
GalaxyPGC 4808513.713h 37m 00s-08° 12’ 45”
GalaxyPGC 4839413.513h 40m 42s-07° 45’ 02”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova

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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