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):

StarHIP 27111005h 44m 56s+09° 14’ 37”
StarHIP 274748.766205h 49m 05s+09° 53’ 35”
StarHIP 279005.972205h 54m 13s+10° 35’ 11”
StarHIP 277358.22705h 52m 18s+09° 11’ 51”
StarHIP 276488.207405h 51m 11s+08° 53’ 54”
StarHIP 272767.570405h 46m 49s+09° 39’ 46”
StarHIP 275138.247205h 49m 35s+10° 43’ 26”
StarHIP 272577.25305h 46m 40s+10° 55’ 54”
StarHIP 275978.594805h 50m 35s+10° 32’ 32”
StarHIP 273328.16905h 47m 22s+08° 32’ 54”
StarHIP 278956.941805h 54m 09s+10° 14’ 39”
StarHIP 272805.692805h 46m 52s+09° 31’ 20”
StarHIP 278267.079405h 53m 18s+09° 33’ 32”
StarHIP 276598.722205h 51m 22s+08° 29’ 18”
StarHIP 275495.706405h 50m 02s+09° 52’ 16”
StarHIP 276648.81105h 51m 27s+10° 15’ 08”
StarHIP 272178.974605h 46m 06s+10° 06’ 07”

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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