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C/1910 A1 (Great January Comet) live position and data

This page shows Comet Great January Comet of 1910 (C/1910 A1) 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 Great January Comet of 1910 (C/1910 A1) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 98830020h 04m 11s+08° 05’ 09”
StarHIP 98968020h 05m 35s+08° 11’ 36”
StarHIP 99165020h 07m 56s+07° 26’ 31”
StarHIP 985657.425420h 01m 15s+05° 38’ 53”
StarHIP 984427.192820h 00m 08s+07° 45’ 38”
StarHIP 985157.51320h 00m 50s+07° 58’ 53”
StarHIP 988408.995420h 04m 19s+06° 43’ 57”
StarHIP 987588.24920h 03m 31s+07° 51’ 15”
StarHIP 991138.565820h 07m 18s+06° 48’ 35”
StarHIP 984338.046219h 59m 59s+06° 56’ 34”
StarHIP 990547.549420h 06m 38s+07° 33’ 29”
StarHIP 987197.808420h 03m 02s+05° 44’ 16”
StarHIP 988235.406820h 04m 08s+07° 16’ 40”
StarHIP 990557.108420h 06m 38s+07° 34’ 34”
StarHIP 983948.46919h 59m 29s+05° 53’ 21”
StarHIP 984557.73820h 00m 13s+07° 17’ 16”
StarHIP 989658.562420h 05m 33s+07° 23’ 10”
StarHIP 983488.147219h 58m 54s+06° 35’ 28”
GalaxyUGC 1151113.620h 04m 14s+07° 24’ 33”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet Great January Comet of 1910 (C/1910 A1)

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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