67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko live position and data

This page shows Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko 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 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 88026017h 58m 47s-27° 32’ 41”
StarHIP 885417.164618h 04m 48s-25° 36’ 20”
StarHIP 880748.014617h 59m 16s-25° 49’ 07”
StarHIP 884408.26918h 03m 22s-25° 54’ 58”
StarHIP 886837.225818h 06m 13s-27° 29’ 33”
StarHIP 886958.876418h 06m 24s-26° 11’ 55”
StarHIP 883846.509218h 02m 54s-27° 49’ 35”
StarHIP 884638.97618h 03m 44s-25° 18’ 45”
StarHIP 884598.4618h 03m 41s-27° 05’ 53”
StarHIP 881008.025817h 59m 36s-27° 04’ 10”
StarHIP 878247.349417h 56m 24s-26° 46’ 23”
StarHIP 880298.950817h 58m 50s-26° 49’ 41”
StarHIP 881208.652417h 59m 53s-27° 37’ 44”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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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