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):

StarHIP 88001017h 58m 32s-29° 08’ 30”
StarHIP 88026017h 58m 47s-27° 32’ 41”
StarHIP 88339018h 02m 27s-29° 40’ 02”
StarHIP 88401018h 03m 03s-28° 23’ 03”
StarHIP 88447018h 03m 27s-29° 36’ 46”
StarHIP 887387.796418h 06m 55s-29° 04’ 28”
StarHIP 878365.772217h 56m 41s-28° 03’ 55”
StarHIP 877258.35117h 55m 08s-29° 48’ 41”
StarHIP 887207.115418h 06m 45s-28° 21’ 49”
StarHIP 883846.509218h 02m 54s-27° 49’ 35”
StarHIP 880604.79817h 59m 05s-30° 15’ 10”
StarHIP 885898.422218h 05m 16s-28° 41’ 10”
StarHIP 877608.264217h 55m 36s-29° 58’ 39”
StarHIP 876908.877617h 54m 39s-29° 13’ 40”
StarHIP 880127.044617h 58m 39s-28° 45’ 32”
StarHIP 885674.585218h 05m 01s-29° 34’ 48”
StarHIP 881208.652417h 59m 53s-27° 37’ 44”

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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