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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 819925.980216h 45m 00s-28° 30’ 34”
StarHIP 823158.825416h 49m 08s-27° 34’ 15”
StarHIP 823977.488416h 50m 10s-26° 44’ 32”
StarHIP 819106.65516h 43m 51s-26° 48’ 31”
StarHIP 820697.042816h 45m 48s-26° 38’ 57”
StarHIP 817658.981216h 42m 06s-28° 50’ 44”
StarHIP 818217.743816h 42m 46s-27° 11’ 15”
StarHIP 824798.316216h 51m 24s-28° 01’ 18”
StarHIP 822287.671616h 47m 56s-28° 57’ 25”
StarHIP 818748.0716h 43m 26s-28° 18’ 41”
StarHIP 819396.600216h 44m 17s-27° 27’ 22”
StarHIP 824587.745416h 51m 05s-27° 58’ 47”
StarHIP 817316.414216h 41m 37s-27° 48’ 34”
StarHIP 823268.083216h 49m 15s-29° 07’ 20”
StarHIP 822298.092616h 47m 57s-28° 22’ 49”
StarHIP 817478.35716h 41m 49s-27° 06’ 19”
StarHIP 819817.890816h 44m 49s-27° 27’ 21”
StarHIP 817278.960216h 41m 35s-28° 35’ 10”

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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