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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 37177007h 38m 19s+34° 26’ 57”
StarHIP 372668.789407h 39m 10s+35° 51’ 42”
StarHIP 369048.910207h 35m 15s+35° 03’ 34”
StarHIP 371977.706207h 38m 30s+33° 42’ 41”
StarHIP 375805.998207h 42m 43s+34° 00’ 00”
StarHIP 370218.189207h 36m 31s+35° 25’ 25”
StarHIP 372368.209607h 38m 52s+34° 03’ 31”
StarHIP 378618.003207h 45m 41s+34° 33’ 19”
StarHIP 372045.487407h 38m 32s+35° 02’ 54”
StarHIP 372654.85907h 39m 09s+34° 35’ 04”
StarHIP 373978.293607h 40m 41s+34° 41’ 47”
StarHIP 377708.108407h 44m 41s+35° 51’ 10”
GalaxyNGC 241512.807h 36m 56s+35° 14’ 32”

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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