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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 28773006h 04m 32s+25° 14’ 45”
StarHIP 286178.70906h 02m 27s+26° 25’ 52”
StarHIP 287426.853806h 04m 12s+25° 26’ 38”
StarHIP 289327.609206h 06m 24s+26° 31’ 32”
StarHIP 291588.571206h 09m 02s+25° 30’ 45”
StarHIP 285006.038606h 01m 00s+27° 34’ 20”
StarHIP 290147.092606h 07m 20s+26° 40’ 55”
StarHIP 291238.029406h 08m 28s+25° 58’ 00”
StarHIP 287237.606606h 04m 01s+27° 34’ 13”
StarHIP 285848.94406h 02m 03s+27° 12’ 24”
StarHIP 290747.962206h 07m 59s+27° 25’ 42”
StarHIP 289398.6306h 06m 28s+27° 03’ 20”
StarHIP 289208.637406h 06m 15s+27° 56’ 04”
StarHIP 291887.726806h 09m 26s+27° 11’ 38”
StarHIP 284176.502206h 00m 06s+27° 16’ 20”
StarHIP 290448.44906h 07m 39s+27° 51’ 35”
StarHIP 290758.699206h 07m 59s+25° 27’ 22”
StarHIP 286407.886406h 02m 52s+25° 53’ 04”
StarHIP 286976.984606h 03m 33s+26° 31’ 44”

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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