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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 90577018h 28m 57s-18° 32’ 30”
StarHIP 906875.52518h 30m 11s-18° 43’ 42”
StarHIP 907888.850618h 31m 18s-17° 46’ 55”
StarHIP 907498.50218h 30m 58s-16° 34’ 24”
StarHIP 910188.464418h 34m 02s-17° 32’ 23”
StarHIP 908707.20618h 32m 13s-19° 07’ 26”
StarHIP 907997.669418h 31m 23s-18° 15’ 45”
StarHIP 904188.036818h 26m 55s-17° 11’ 51”
StarHIP 911437.087618h 35m 36s-18° 33’ 02”
StarHIP 904847.839418h 27m 47s-16° 25’ 38”
StarHIP 908065.126418h 31m 26s-18° 24’ 09”
StarHIP 909506.80818h 33m 10s-18° 22’ 06”
StarHIP 909396.825818h 33m 02s-16° 33’ 36”
StarHIP 909006.853818h 32m 29s-18° 58’ 21”
StarHIP 903737.889818h 26m 26s-18° 05’ 10”
StarHIP 907906.7218h 31m 19s-18° 54’ 30”
StarHIP 911127.07918h 35m 07s-16° 59’ 07”
StarHIP 904328.001818h 27m 05s-17° 19’ 28”
StarHIP 904946.1918h 27m 56s-17° 48’ 01”
StarHIP 908366.486818h 31m 53s-19° 07’ 30”
StarHIP 908017.927818h 31m 24s-19° 09’ 30”

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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