6P/d'Arrest live position and data

This page shows Comet 6P/d'Arrest 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 6P/d'Arrest (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 51208010h 27m 35s+12° 58’ 48”
StarHIP 509118.575410h 23m 47s+14° 49’ 20”
StarHIP 511208.007810h 26m 39s+12° 29’ 19”
StarHIP 508848.702410h 23m 25s+13° 54’ 19”
StarHIP 512957.11310h 28m 42s+13° 17’ 19”
StarHIP 509908.229810h 24m 58s+12° 43’ 48”
StarHIP 510708.421410h 26m 05s+13° 09’ 09”
StarHIP 513096.735810h 28m 48s+14° 20’ 37”
StarHIP 511847.618810h 27m 16s+12° 26’ 42”
StarHIP 513928.78510h 29m 47s+14° 08’ 39”
StarHIP 511337.145210h 26m 45s+13° 37’ 35”
GalaxyUGC 564614.010h 25m 53s+14° 21’ 43”
GalaxyPGC 3037810.210h 22m 34s+13° 42’ 48”
GalaxyPGC 3043213.210h 23m 22s+12° 49’ 48”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 6P/d'Arrest

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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