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71P/Clark live position and data

This page shows Comet 71P/Clark 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 71P/Clark (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 1042228.139421h 06m 53s-25° 33’ 44”
StarHIP 1042344.354421h 07m 07s-25° 00’ 20”
StarHIP 1043608.070621h 08m 29s-26° 36’ 25”
StarHIP 1044768.038821h 09m 51s-24° 24’ 02”
StarHIP 1045048.47421h 10m 07s-24° 49’ 22”
StarHIP 1045757.920221h 11m 01s-24° 49’ 39”
StarHIP 1045868.489421h 11m 10s-26° 28’ 57”
StarHIP 1047228.13321h 12m 47s-26° 42’ 10”
StarHIP 1047517.183821h 13m 18s-24° 50’ 45”
StarHIP 1048827.787821h 14m 45s-25° 54’ 40”
StarHIP 1049348.900221h 15m 19s-26° 56’ 05”
StarHIP 1051738.655821h 18m 18s-25° 42’ 39”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 71P/Clark

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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