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65P/Gunn live position and data

This page shows Comet 65P/Gunn 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 65P/Gunn (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 228387.998604h 54m 49s+22° 08’ 47”
StarHIP 231518.009604h 58m 52s+24° 29’ 44”
StarHIP 229357.042604h 56m 06s+22° 34’ 36”
StarHIP 233337.775805h 01m 08s+23° 26’ 20”
StarHIP 234368.346605h 02m 15s+24° 01’ 45”
StarHIP 227927.490804h 54m 12s+23° 59’ 56”
StarHIP 231508.587804h 58m 52s+23° 50’ 12”
StarHIP 227158.661404h 53m 04s+22° 14’ 07”
StarHIP 229727.4904h 56m 35s+23° 17’ 45”
StarHIP 232478.669405h 00m 09s+22° 35’ 33”
StarHIP 232707.787205h 00m 24s+24° 09’ 45”
StarHIP 226538.459204h 52m 22s+23° 45’ 05”
StarHIP 226108.704204h 51m 52s+23° 21’ 16”
StarHIP 233718.546405h 01m 29s+23° 06’ 15”
StarHIP 230685.699604h 57m 48s+23° 56’ 54”
StarHIP 227436.462204h 53m 34s+23° 18’ 56”
StarHIP 235618.822205h 03m 57s+22° 32’ 01”
StarHIP 234608.412805h 02m 32s+23° 52’ 15”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 65P/Gunn

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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