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C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) 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 C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 57459011h 46m 42s-14° 00’ 44”
StarHIP 568025.44111h 38m 39s-13° 12’ 08”
StarHIP 571818.19911h 43m 34s-14° 01’ 11”
StarHIP 568318.49111h 39m 00s-15° 01’ 55”
StarHIP 568646.71311h 39m 30s-13° 11’ 02”
StarHIP 571736.927211h 43m 30s-15° 02’ 34”
StarHIP 568118.014611h 38m 45s-15° 04’ 11”
StarHIP 569016.2111h 39m 51s-14° 28’ 06”
GalaxyNGC 383113.611h 43m 18s-12° 52’ 41”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS)

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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