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C/2013 YG46 (Spacewatch) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2013 YG46 (Spacewatch) 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 YG46 (Spacewatch) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 1110866.34922h 30m 17s-14° 35’ 08”
StarHIP 1111417.624622h 30m 58s-14° 34’ 00”
StarHIP 1111948.826222h 31m 35s-13° 48’ 44”
StarHIP 1114248.622822h 34m 26s-15° 07’ 05”
StarHIP 1116618.171422h 37m 12s-13° 39’ 58”
StarHIP 1117268.595222h 37m 53s-13° 22’ 14”
StarHIP 1117778.582822h 38m 29s-14° 03’ 32”
StarHIP 1117907.444222h 38m 34s-14° 04’ 01”
StarHIP 1118927.75222h 39m 55s-14° 33’ 06”
StarHIP 1119138.758422h 40m 09s-15° 16’ 11”
StarHIP 1119318.02422h 40m 20s-14° 36’ 14”
GalaxyNGC 730013.522h 30m 59s-14° 00’ 12”
GalaxyNGC 730213.222h 32m 23s-14° 07’ 14”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2013 YG46 (Spacewatch)

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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