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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):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 328738.940606h 51m 00s+25° 53’ 42”
StarHIP 329428.897406h 51m 43s+25° 02’ 53”
StarHIP 335956.162806h 58m 47s+26° 04’ 51”
StarHIP 329646.749406h 51m 58s+25° 39’ 46”
StarHIP 328746.93306h 51m 00s+25° 45’ 39”
StarHIP 332775.701206h 55m 18s+25° 22’ 32”
StarHIP 335018.803606h 57m 48s+26° 52’ 25”
StarHIP 334227.558606h 57m 01s+24° 57’ 27”
StarHIP 336008.649806h 58m 52s+25° 19’ 27”
StarHIP 336468.887406h 59m 22s+25° 14’ 08”
StarHIP 336506.401606h 59m 27s+25° 54’ 51”
StarHIP 333607.583206h 56m 18s+25° 00’ 31”
StarHIP 335068.500806h 57m 53s+26° 34’ 07”
StarHIP 327778.242206h 50m 02s+27° 00’ 12”
StarHIP 330277.83706h 52m 54s+25° 45’ 51”
StarHIP 336457.967406h 59m 21s+25° 14’ 00”
StarHIP 335667.989206h 58m 27s+24° 55’ 13”
StarHIP 334196.73206h 56m 59s+24° 38’ 34”
StarHIP 330547.36706h 53m 06s+25° 18’ 41”
StarHIP 331947.678206h 54m 29s+26° 31’ 50”
StarHIP 333317.214406h 55m 56s+27° 17’ 09”
StarHIP 329597.917806h 51m 53s+26° 24’ 01”
StarHIP 327436.641606h 49m 43s+25° 29’ 04”
StarHIP 325438.438606h 47m 27s+26° 07’ 46”

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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