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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 674487.68313h 49m 22s-33° 49’ 23”
StarHIP 674574.153813h 49m 26s-34° 27’ 02”
StarHIP 675087.205413h 49m 59s-32° 39’ 54”
StarHIP 676028.626813h 51m 06s-33° 47’ 04”
StarHIP 676138.74513h 51m 15s-33° 53’ 35”
StarHIP 676694.295213h 51m 49s-32° 59’ 38”
StarHIP 677378.78313h 52m 33s-34° 19’ 09”
StarHIP 677388.656213h 52m 33s-35° 04’ 13”
StarHIP 678778.607213h 54m 07s-33° 08’ 35”
StarHIP 678926.93713h 54m 20s-32° 26’ 43”
StarHIP 679186.802613h 54m 38s-34° 35’ 50”
StarHIP 680088.093413h 55m 38s-32° 44’ 12”
StarHIP 680708.52313h 56m 11s-33° 52’ 33”
StarHIP 681517.244213h 57m 08s-34° 54’ 13”
StarHIP 682317.775613h 58m 03s-33° 58’ 38”
StarHIP 682738.062413h 58m 37s-34° 00’ 01”
StarHIP 682838.445613h 58m 41s-34° 57’ 15”
StarHIP 683728.09713h 59m 43s-33° 32’ 20”
StarHIP 684568.651214h 00m 52s-34° 07’ 40”
GalaxyESO 384-213.113h 51m 19s-33° 48’ 30”
GalaxyESO 384-1314.013h 55m 42s-33° 43’ 33”
GalaxyESO 384-1913.213h 57m 39s-34° 13’ 05”
GalaxyIC 435213.613h 58m 25s-34° 31’ 05”
GalaxyESO 384-2913.914h 00m 47s-34° 13’ 28”
GalaxyNGC 539712.914h 01m 10s-33° 56’ 40”

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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