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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 98675020h 02m 32s+00° 42’ 50”
StarHIP 988787.617820h 04m 46s+01° 09’ 21”
StarHIP 990068.97520h 05m 59s+01° 46’ 53”
StarHIP 983856.064219h 59m 22s+01° 22’ 39”
StarHIP 987508.002820h 03m 26s+00° 05’ 20”
StarHIP 990878.86620h 06m 56s+00° 52’ 55”
StarHIP 984767.329620h 00m 22s+01° 41’ 53”
StarHIP 989226.728220h 05m 10s+02° 07’ 08”
StarHIP 986007.566420h 01m 39s-00° 11’ 56”
StarHIP 983638.98419h 59m 04s+01° 35’ 50”
StarHIP 983366.640819h 58m 43s+01° 39’ 59”
StarHIP 989456.942820h 05m 20s+00° 27’ 16”
StarHIP 984298.695619h 59m 57s+00° 38’ 49”

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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