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7P/Pons-Winnecke live position and data

This page shows Comet 7P/Pons-Winnecke 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 7P/Pons-Winnecke (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 344188.19607h 08m 08s+21° 54’ 46”
StarHIP 341826.017207h 05m 18s+22° 38’ 14”
StarHIP 347498.762807h 11m 38s+23° 13’ 25”
StarHIP 339275.09207h 02m 24s+24° 12’ 55”
StarHIP 337778.8107h 00m 51s+23° 35’ 58”
StarHIP 341808.875607h 05m 17s+23° 10’ 02”
StarHIP 340738.537207h 04m 00s+24° 13’ 51”
StarHIP 344938.817807h 08m 50s+23° 16’ 17”
StarHIP 337577.174407h 00m 40s+23° 26’ 24”
StarHIP 342718.194207h 06m 16s+22° 41’ 01”
StarHIP 342288.286207h 05m 46s+23° 16’ 30”
StarHIP 343516.590807h 07m 16s+24° 10’ 06”
StarHIP 339628.899807h 02m 49s+22° 07’ 10”
StarHIP 339117.255607h 02m 16s+22° 05’ 46”
StarHIP 345837.417607h 09m 44s+22° 21’ 52”
StarHIP 346407.8907h 10m 29s+24° 06’ 30”
StarHIP 339998.69907h 03m 15s+22° 25’ 24”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 7P/Pons-Winnecke

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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