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49P/Arend-Rigaux live position and data

This page shows Comet 49P/Arend-Rigaux 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 49P/Arend-Rigaux (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 912516.86518h 36m 47s-15° 56’ 43”
StarHIP 918398.016818h 43m 26s-16° 47’ 05”
StarHIP 917586.869218h 42m 39s-15° 31’ 18”
StarHIP 914147.714618h 38m 36s-16° 18’ 36”
StarHIP 911317.737218h 35m 20s-16° 08’ 26”
StarHIP 917146.974618h 42m 10s-17° 00’ 39”
StarHIP 917258.211218h 42m 16s-15° 51’ 20”
StarHIP 913436.766618h 37m 51s-17° 13’ 52”
StarHIP 911127.07918h 35m 07s-16° 59’ 07”
StarHIP 918847.377818h 43m 51s-16° 56’ 29”
StarHIP 912467.816618h 36m 41s-17° 12’ 24”
StarHIP 919768.822218h 44m 50s-16° 04’ 54”
StarHIP 918718.471418h 43m 45s-15° 16’ 25”
StarHIP 914487.28618h 39m 02s-15° 02’ 21”
StarHIP 918658.199418h 43m 42s-17° 32’ 43”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 49P/Arend-Rigaux

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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