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62P/Tsuchinshan 1 live position and data

This page shows Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan 1 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 62P/Tsuchinshan 1 (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 849476.229417h 21m 41s-24° 54’ 21”
StarHIP 851546.565817h 24m 03s-23° 50’ 39”
StarHIP 852426.05617h 25m 06s-24° 14’ 37”
StarHIP 849808.112617h 22m 06s-23° 34’ 25”
StarHIP 849078.521617h 21m 07s-24° 41’ 00”
StarHIP 851768.60117h 24m 23s-22° 48’ 03”
StarHIP 853158.1517h 26m 01s-23° 10’ 17”
StarHIP 849368.661217h 21m 31s-22° 55’ 33”
StarHIP 846366.523217h 18m 07s-24° 04’ 22”
StarHIP 846256.584617h 18m 00s-24° 17’ 02”
StarHIP 846264.998617h 18m 00s-24° 17’ 12”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan 1

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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