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):

StarHIP 699308.847614h 18m 38s+06° 13’ 57”
StarHIP 697568.287214h 16m 34s+05° 31’ 55”
StarHIP 697088.165214h 16m 05s+05° 52’ 36”
StarHIP 695227.375214h 13m 54s+07° 07’ 17”
StarHIP 692628.46914h 10m 44s+05° 48’ 16”
StarHIP 698048.5214h 17m 09s+06° 45’ 09”
StarHIP 700207.609814h 19m 37s+05° 53’ 46”
StarHIP 694767.621614h 13m 24s+05° 24’ 03”
StarHIP 697237.66514h 16m 20s+06° 04’ 51”
GalaxyNGC 554914.014h 18m 38s+07° 22’ 35”
GalaxyNGC 554613.414h 18m 09s+07° 33’ 46”
GalaxyNGC 549113.914h 10m 57s+06° 21’ 55”

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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