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 357855.776207h 22m 52s+55° 16’ 53”
StarHIP 348668.081407h 12m 50s+55° 48’ 12”
StarHIP 357836.810807h 22m 50s+55° 17’ 03”
StarHIP 357877.548207h 22m 53s+55° 20’ 27”
StarHIP 348937.038407h 13m 09s+54° 29’ 37”
StarHIP 344228.296207h 08m 09s+55° 51’ 06”
StarHIP 346648.407807h 10m 43s+54° 22’ 23”
StarHIP 343208.31307h 06m 53s+55° 11’ 22”
StarHIP 355168.705807h 19m 52s+54° 55’ 36”
StarHIP 344088.777607h 08m 01s+55° 25’ 11”
StarHIP 347377.318807h 11m 31s+55° 36’ 45”
StarHIP 355148.024607h 19m 51s+54° 55’ 18”
StarHIP 348698.39607h 12m 53s+55° 47’ 55”
StarHIP 355308.81507h 19m 57s+56° 16’ 14”
StarHIP 347548.282807h 11m 39s+56° 18’ 29”
StarHIP 341748.126807h 05m 15s+55° 42’ 28”

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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