57P/duToit-Neujmin-Delporte live position and data

This page shows Comet 57P/duToit-Neujmin-Delporte 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 57P/duToit-Neujmin-Delporte (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 76152015h 33m 16s-15° 19’ 34”
StarHIP 763333.817615h 35m 31s-14° 47’ 22”
StarHIP 764317.710815h 36m 35s-17° 00’ 54”
StarHIP 768168.73515h 41m 01s-14° 49’ 23”
StarHIP 768578.703615h 41m 40s-15° 33’ 33”
StarHIP 762876.917615h 34m 59s-17° 08’ 19”
StarHIP 764587.751215h 36m 54s-15° 30’ 50”
StarHIP 769547.052815h 42m 46s-16° 00’ 48”
StarHIP 765457.339815h 37m 59s-14° 31’ 49”
StarHIP 765228.287815h 37m 39s-16° 43’ 52”
StarHIP 768958.838215h 42m 01s-15° 34’ 00”
StarHIP 770076.19615h 43m 24s-15° 02’ 34”
StarHIP 767878.559815h 40m 40s-16° 45’ 20”
StarHIP 770605.40515h 44m 04s-15° 40’ 21”
StarHIP 765866.697215h 38m 29s-14° 30’ 59”
StarHIP 762118.432815h 34m 05s-14° 52’ 06”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 57P/duToit-Neujmin-Delporte

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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