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5D/Brorsen (Lost) live position and data

This page shows 5D/Brorsen (Lost) 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 5D/Brorsen (Lost) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 1092648.80422h 08m 11s-36° 36’ 30”
StarHIP 1094878.887422h 10m 49s-39° 02’ 12”
StarHIP 1090328.686422h 05m 15s-37° 18’ 53”
StarHIP 1098088.68922h 14m 27s-37° 47’ 32”
StarHIP 1094707.031822h 10m 36s-37° 44’ 58”
StarHIP 1095956.811622h 12m 02s-38° 18’ 10”
StarHIP 1092398.734822h 07m 49s-38° 45’ 18”
StarHIP 1093187.825422h 08m 49s-37° 46’ 45”
StarHIP 1091958.547422h 07m 12s-38° 56’ 01”
StarHIP 1098398.123822h 14m 47s-36° 33’ 16”
GalaxyIC 518412.422h 16m 08s-36° 50’ 52”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about 5D/Brorsen (Lost)

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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