77P/Longmore live position and data

This page shows Comet 77P/Longmore 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 77P/Longmore (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 7397001h 35m 21s+11° 26’ 04”
StarHIP 72777.919201h 33m 43s+10° 54’ 15”
StarHIP 78498.653201h 40m 54s+11° 17’ 13”
StarHIP 71847.46701h 32m 33s+11° 52’ 57”
StarHIP 73647.282201h 34m 51s+12° 33’ 31”
StarHIP 75355.513401h 37m 05s+12° 08’ 29”
StarHIP 75856.710401h 37m 40s+12° 04’ 42”
StarHIP 73288.903601h 34m 21s+10° 55’ 06”
StarHIP 70118.945401h 30m 16s+12° 38’ 57”
StarHIP 73678.472601h 34m 52s+12° 33’ 34”
StarHIP 77068.215401h 39m 11s+12° 26’ 25”
StarHIP 71987.887401h 32m 46s+13° 09’ 40”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 77P/Longmore

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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