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C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS) 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 Q1 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 98884020h 04m 50s-64° 20’ 00”
StarHIP 997237.02620h 14m 06s-62° 29’ 22”
StarHIP 980658.778819h 55m 49s-63° 59’ 02”
StarHIP 986848.037820h 02m 36s-63° 21’ 01”
StarHIP 993717.001220h 10m 10s-63° 37’ 22”
StarHIP 977997.73619h 52m 23s-63° 58’ 15”
StarHIP 987698.741820h 03m 38s-62° 14’ 33”
StarHIP 995768.869620h 12m 27s-62° 54’ 26”
StarHIP 997948.121820h 14m 51s-64° 11’ 28”
StarHIP 981557.834219h 56m 50s-63° 28’ 24”
StarHIP 979007.54619h 53m 43s-63° 34’ 21”
StarHIP 983598.151619h 59m 00s-63° 47’ 40”
StarHIP 994808.13920h 11m 22s-63° 56’ 25”
StarHIP 994428.529420h 11m 01s-64° 18’ 58”
StarHIP 993587.646420h 10m 01s-63° 39’ 31”
StarHIP 997626.072420h 14m 26s-63° 24’ 57”
StarHIP 983127.88919h 58m 32s-63° 07’ 40”
StarHIP 995217.872820h 11m 50s-63° 37’ 01”
StarHIP 988418.982620h 04m 19s-62° 19’ 20”
StarHIP 989197.456620h 05m 08s-63° 03’ 41”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS)

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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