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C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) 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 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 88789018h 07m 28s-28° 30’ 23”
StarHIP 891167.536818h 11m 15s-29° 38’ 22”
StarHIP 891786.523618h 11m 58s-28° 54’ 05”
StarHIP 888647.29518h 08m 34s-27° 51’ 51”
StarHIP 887387.796418h 06m 55s-29° 04’ 28”
StarHIP 893568.834218h 14m 02s-28° 41’ 27”
StarHIP 887207.115418h 06m 45s-28° 21’ 49”
StarHIP 893668.389818h 14m 10s-27° 30’ 09”
StarHIP 889067.38518h 08m 54s-27° 47’ 01”
StarHIP 890888.824418h 10m 56s-28° 04’ 16”
StarHIP 889076.890618h 08m 54s-29° 59’ 34”
StarHIP 895928.720218h 16m 57s-27° 42’ 56”
StarHIP 893967.96918h 14m 36s-27° 58’ 49”
StarHIP 892387.350618h 12m 37s-28° 14’ 10”
StarHIP 888394.477418h 08m 04s-28° 27’ 25”
StarHIP 896206.32118h 17m 23s-28° 17’ 18”
StarHIP 896226.162218h 17m 24s-28° 39’ 07”
StarHIP 893927.955418h 14m 33s-28° 50’ 19”
StarHIP 887838.094618h 07m 26s-29° 28’ 32”
StarHIP 892208.026618h 12m 26s-30° 00’ 50”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo)

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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