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):

StarHIP 942387.282219h 10m 59s-24° 11’ 05”
StarHIP 940416.58119h 08m 44s-23° 11’ 24”
StarHIP 935088.982419h 02m 37s-23° 34’ 45”
StarHIP 939936.288219h 08m 14s-24° 39’ 26”
StarHIP 941227.786419h 09m 34s-23° 11’ 27”
StarHIP 936917.06219h 04m 45s-25° 13’ 51”
StarHIP 938327.342419h 06m 32s-23° 15’ 12”
StarHIP 943977.57119h 12m 45s-24° 29’ 13”
StarHIP 939017.810219h 07m 14s-24° 31’ 26”
StarHIP 943998.84719h 12m 46s-24° 54’ 22”
StarHIP 940456.848219h 08m 46s-25° 04’ 45”
StarHIP 937238.120819h 04m 59s-24° 40’ 01”
StarHIP 943338.037219h 12m 04s-23° 44’ 25”
StarHIP 935167.542819h 02m 42s-24° 21’ 52”
StarHIP 936998.106819h 04m 48s-24° 48’ 56”

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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