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52P/Harrington-Abell live position and data

This page shows Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell 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 52P/Harrington-Abell (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 1037378.162621h 01m 15s-22° 52’ 39”
StarHIP 1037467.664421h 01m 25s-23° 04’ 42”
StarHIP 1037738.456821h 01m 42s-23° 47’ 57”
StarHIP 1038088.82321h 02m 07s-21° 19’ 56”
StarHIP 1039278.334621h 03m 23s-21° 32’ 12”
StarHIP 1042167.413821h 06m 51s-23° 12’ 56”
StarHIP 1042297.062621h 07m 03s-23° 08’ 56”
StarHIP 104285021h 07m 36s-23° 55’ 13”
StarHIP 1043177.778821h 07m 55s-22° 20’ 06”
StarHIP 1043677.843821h 08m 36s-21° 40’ 58”
StarHIP 1044236.979621h 09m 12s-23° 37’ 36”
StarHIP 1044878.249221h 09m 59s-22° 31’ 34”
StarHIP 1045347.329221h 10m 30s-22° 28’ 38”
StarHIP 1045497.999421h 10m 40s-23° 18’ 40”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell

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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