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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 637988.626613h 04m 33s-22° 49’ 33”
StarHIP 638277.349613h 04m 52s-21° 31’ 11”
StarHIP 638897.317413h 05m 35s-22° 04’ 16”
StarHIP 639858.736613h 06m 41s-21° 11’ 00”
StarHIP 640958.34213h 08m 07s-23° 35’ 18”
StarHIP 641248.818813h 08m 32s-23° 40’ 45”
StarHIP 641336.562413h 08m 39s-23° 06’ 22”
StarHIP 641357.491813h 08m 39s-23° 49’ 19”
StarHIP 641664.828613h 09m 03s-23° 07’ 04”
StarHIP 642197.268813h 09m 42s-22° 11’ 30”
StarHIP 642717.777413h 10m 21s-23° 37’ 28”
StarHIP 642798.172213h 10m 25s-22° 22’ 17”
StarHIP 644957.764413h 13m 12s-22° 55’ 59”
GalaxyNGC 496813.813h 07m 06s-23° 40’ 42”
GalaxyIC 419713.513h 08m 04s-23° 47’ 48”
GalaxyNGC 499313.313h 09m 47s-23° 23’ 03”
GalaxyESO 576-314.013h 10m 35s-21° 44’ 57”

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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