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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 35828.883600h 45m 44s-01° 11’ 05”
StarHIP 36748.404600h 47m 01s-01° 15’ 08”
StarHIP 37087.024200h 47m 36s-02° 19’ 18”
StarHIP 37388.398400h 48m 00s-00° 14’ 32”
StarHIP 37637.489400h 48m 20s-00° 29’ 20”
StarHIP 38428.699800h 49m 17s-01° 37’ 33”
StarHIP 38896.487600h 49m 54s-00° 13’ 26”
StarHIP 39478.479400h 50m 39s-00° 04’ 48”
StarHIP 39578.696400h 50m 47s-01° 55’ 18”
StarHIP 41258.564800h 52m 51s-01° 54’ 02”
StarHIP 41318.155800h 52m 54s-00° 22’ 52”
StarHIP 41474.613400h 53m 00s-01° 08’ 39”
GalaxyNGC 24513.100h 46m 05s-01° 43’ 19”
GalaxyNGC 27113.000h 50m 41s-01° 54’ 32”
GalaxyNGC 27913.800h 52m 09s-02° 13’ 02”

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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