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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 103867021h 02m 46s-64° 17’ 40”
StarHIP 1039547.577221h 03m 47s-63° 28’ 51”
StarHIP 1030088.629420h 52m 13s-65° 08’ 41”
StarHIP 1036216.720420h 59m 41s-62° 52’ 38”
StarHIP 1031057.256820h 53m 25s-64° 11’ 50”
StarHIP 1034377.616420h 57m 22s-64° 56’ 16”
StarHIP 1043237.36621h 08m 00s-62° 56’ 46”
StarHIP 1030298.099620h 52m 22s-64° 46’ 03”
StarHIP 1040588.45421h 04m 53s-63° 30’ 25”
StarHIP 1040377.27921h 04m 39s-64° 02’ 51”
StarHIP 1030467.954420h 52m 39s-64° 32’ 05”
StarHIP 1032318.326620h 54m 49s-64° 11’ 59”
StarHIP 1043645.639821h 08m 32s-63° 55’ 41”
StarHIP 1047248.299821h 12m 52s-64° 07’ 14”
StarHIP 1038427.979621h 02m 30s-63° 57’ 49”
StarHIP 1043928.771221h 08m 53s-63° 06’ 11”
StarHIP 1045016.893221h 10m 07s-64° 01’ 31”
StarHIP 1033208.322420h 55m 57s-65° 25’ 58”
StarHIP 1038878.590621h 02m 58s-63° 15’ 05”
StarHIP 1045808.625421h 11m 03s-63° 41’ 05”
GalaxyNGC 702012.621h 11m 20s-64° 01’ 31”
GalaxyIC 508412.821h 09m 13s-63° 17’ 25”

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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