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68P/Klemola live position and data

This page shows Comet 68P/Klemola 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 68P/Klemola (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 1010116.30320h 28m 43s-15° 44’ 29”
StarHIP 1014098.424620h 33m 04s-16° 01’ 33”
StarHIP 1011907.7320h 30m 39s-16° 33’ 02”
StarHIP 1008558.12920h 26m 57s-15° 54’ 29”
StarHIP 1011997.16220h 30m 46s-15° 46’ 17”
StarHIP 1013577.12720h 32m 31s-16° 36’ 34”
StarHIP 1012216.03820h 31m 04s-15° 03’ 21”
StarHIP 1008627.810620h 27m 04s-14° 47’ 08”
StarHIP 1007857.152420h 26m 04s-14° 58’ 48”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 68P/Klemola

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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