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C/2014 E2 (Jacques) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques) 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/2014 E2 (Jacques) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 923915.831618h 49m 40s-05° 54’ 46”
StarHIP 924228.59518h 50m 05s-06° 25’ 01”
StarHIP 925078.311818h 51m 07s-06° 16’ 45”
StarHIP 926018.671218h 52m 07s-06° 59’ 31”
StarHIP 926867.372618h 53m 11s-04° 43’ 55”
StarHIP 927268.76718h 53m 41s-05° 32’ 37”
StarHIP 927468.24218h 53m 59s-04° 37’ 37”
StarHIP 92868018h 55m 25s-06° 58’ 02”
StarHIP 929187.385218h 55m 53s-05° 44’ 39”
StarHIP 930068.38718h 56m 48s-05° 39’ 56”
StarHIP 930264.711418h 57m 03s-05° 50’ 46”
StarHIP 931807.266618h 58m 47s-05° 38’ 05”
StarHIP 931907.457218h 58m 53s-04° 43’ 35”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques)

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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