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):

StarHIP 60559012h 24m 51s-18° 14’ 12”
StarHIP 606637.985812h 25m 59s-17° 55’ 44”
StarHIP 604747.323212h 23m 52s-19° 13’ 32”
StarHIP 608448.598212h 28m 16s-19° 02’ 51”
StarHIP 605458.765812h 24m 42s-20° 04’ 16”
StarHIP 608187.339812h 27m 56s-18° 36’ 35”
StarHIP 605588.637212h 24m 51s-18° 15’ 11”
StarHIP 608077.854212h 27m 46s-18° 14’ 06”
StarHIP 602998.503612h 21m 51s-18° 24’ 00”
StarHIP 612078.07912h 32m 31s-18° 44’ 44”
StarHIP 610837.188812h 31m 09s-19° 35’ 38”
StarHIP 606237.7612h 25m 28s-19° 21’ 31”
StarHIP 605658.95412h 24m 54s-19° 52’ 14”
StarHIP 607087.886212h 26m 31s-19° 18’ 58”
StarHIP 604577.772812h 23m 39s-20° 05’ 16”
StarHIP 604867.40912h 24m 02s-19° 34’ 18”

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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