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):

StarHIP 922348.21918h 47m 51s-35° 29’ 53”
StarHIP 923506.48618h 49m 17s-34° 44’ 56”
StarHIP 923538.614418h 49m 21s-36° 38’ 07”
StarHIP 924547.63818h 50m 30s-36° 48’ 53”
StarHIP 924718.669418h 50m 41s-36° 28’ 05”
StarHIP 925408.450818h 51m 29s-34° 57’ 13”
StarHIP 925527.812418h 51m 37s-35° 22’ 59”
StarHIP 926118.254418h 52m 13s-35° 09’ 05”
StarHIP 926187.876218h 52m 17s-35° 37’ 26”
StarHIP 926398.516818h 52m 32s-36° 35’ 02”
StarHIP 928398.463418h 54m 55s-35° 44’ 03”
StarHIP 928418.511618h 55m 00s-35° 07’ 16”
StarHIP 928928.792218h 55m 35s-34° 38’ 40”
StarHIP 929078.921418h 55m 47s-36° 34’ 35”
StarHIP 929998.682818h 56m 45s-35° 18’ 00”
StarHIP 931098.633218h 58m 04s-35° 44’ 41”
StarHIP 931478.359218h 58m 27s-34° 50’ 06”
StarHIP 931528.824818h 58m 29s-35° 53’ 20”
StarHIP 931917.541618h 58m 53s-35° 57’ 52”
StarHIP 932278.558818h 59m 24s-35° 54’ 46”
GalaxyESO 396-714.018h 54m 21s-34° 36’ 42”

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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