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 6961001h 29m 36s+18° 55’ 46”
StarHIP 69377.654401h 29m 22s+20° 28’ 54”
StarHIP 69478.920801h 29m 27s+21° 01’ 22”
StarHIP 73586.541401h 34m 49s+20° 10’ 22”
StarHIP 69816.011201h 29m 52s+18° 21’ 20”
StarHIP 67146.35201h 26m 23s+20° 04’ 15”
StarHIP 73595.754201h 34m 49s+18° 27’ 38”
StarHIP 67325.384201h 26m 41s+19° 14’ 26”
StarHIP 74358.400201h 35m 45s+19° 40’ 13”
StarHIP 67065.316201h 26m 15s+19° 10’ 20”
StarHIP 72308.508201h 33m 11s+19° 29’ 32”
StarHIP 66487.912801h 25m 18s+20° 20’ 58”
StarHIP 72068.863401h 32m 50s+19° 53’ 16”
StarHIP 72888.640601h 33m 53s+18° 46’ 48”

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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