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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 579667.59611h 53m 22s-16° 35’ 33”
StarHIP 579978.61611h 53m 47s-17° 24’ 40”
StarHIP 580258.921411h 54m 03s-17° 57’ 09”
StarHIP 581885.175411h 56m 00s-17° 09’ 02”
StarHIP 582798.762611h 57m 07s-18° 22’ 57”
StarHIP 583418.516411h 57m 51s-18° 06’ 07”
StarHIP 584238.649211h 58m 45s-17° 45’ 32”
StarHIP 585268.256212h 00m 08s-16° 35’ 07”
StarHIP 585398.172812h 00m 15s-16° 40’ 25”
StarHIP 586048.775212h 01m 02s-18° 30’ 59”
StarHIP 587668.23412h 03m 06s-16° 27’ 22”
StarHIP 587788.71812h 03m 19s-17° 17’ 22”
GalaxyNGC 403312.612h 00m 34s-17° 50’ 30”
GalaxyNGC 403513.212h 00m 29s-15° 56’ 53”
GalaxyNGC 402412.711h 58m 31s-18° 20’ 41”
GalaxyNGC 405012.912h 02m 53s-16° 22’ 28”
GalaxyESO 572-1813.911h 55m 51s-18° 11’ 42”

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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