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 766318.94215h 38m 59s-20° 34’ 59”
StarHIP 767146.790815h 39m 54s-19° 46’ 08”
StarHIP 768804.593415h 41m 56s-19° 40’ 42”
StarHIP 76901015h 42m 07s-19° 28’ 09”
StarHIP 769178.767215h 42m 19s-19° 29’ 28”
StarHIP 770008.956615h 43m 19s-21° 07’ 12”
StarHIP 771318.855415h 44m 56s-21° 48’ 53”
StarHIP 771657.511415h 45m 23s-19° 06’ 26”
StarHIP 773387.797615h 47m 20s-20° 28’ 08”
StarHIP 773607.95615h 47m 31s-21° 14’ 01”
StarHIP 774288.647415h 48m 22s-20° 23’ 43”
StarHIP 775217.708415h 49m 40s-20° 46’ 38”
StarHIP 775397.53815h 49m 56s-21° 29’ 26”
StarHIP 776777.693815h 51m 29s-20° 35’ 14”
GalaxyESO 583-113.815h 39m 40s-20° 36’ 23”

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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