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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 1016678.627620h 36m 27s-66° 50’ 22”
StarHIP 1017256.706220h 37m 11s-65° 01’ 59”
StarHIP 1018578.282220h 38m 25s-66° 32’ 16”
StarHIP 1019628.530220h 39m 43s-64° 36’ 25”
StarHIP 1020078.412420h 40m 16s-65° 04’ 20”
StarHIP 1021298.417820h 41m 45s-67° 02’ 57”
StarHIP 1021575.142620h 41m 57s-66° 45’ 38”
StarHIP 1023953.40420h 44m 57s-66° 12’ 11”
StarHIP 1024437.600220h 45m 30s-64° 25’ 38”
StarHIP 1025406.593220h 46m 46s-64° 54’ 33”
StarHIP 1028607.685220h 50m 18s-67° 11’ 03”
StarHIP 1029678.941620h 51m 43s-66° 59’ 50”
StarHIP 1030088.629420h 52m 13s-65° 08’ 41”
StarHIP 1030108.561620h 52m 13s-66° 31’ 50”
StarHIP 1030298.099620h 52m 22s-64° 46’ 03”
StarHIP 1030467.954420h 52m 39s-64° 32’ 05”
StarHIP 1030908.295820h 53m 16s-65° 23’ 48”
StarHIP 1033027.577620h 55m 40s-66° 08’ 59”
StarHIP 1033208.322420h 55m 57s-65° 25’ 58”
StarHIP 1034377.616420h 57m 22s-64° 56’ 16”
GalaxyIC 503813.420h 46m 51s-65° 01’ 00”
GalaxyIC 504213.320h 47m 46s-65° 05’ 08”

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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