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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 103324020h 55m 59s-59° 56’ 41”
StarHIP 103636020h 59m 51s-58° 45’ 27”
StarHIP 1036077.807620h 59m 29s-58° 51’ 31”
StarHIP 1039068.937421h 03m 12s-58° 29’ 51”
StarHIP 1034248.228820h 57m 14s-59° 23’ 57”
StarHIP 1033397.574820h 56m 09s-57° 34’ 11”
StarHIP 1031357.5420h 53m 44s-59° 42’ 30”
StarHIP 1027197.542820h 48m 50s-59° 14’ 03”
StarHIP 1024248.398420h 45m 18s-59° 35’ 51”
StarHIP 1032273.523620h 54m 48s-58° 27’ 14”
StarHIP 1026967.677420h 48m 30s-57° 42’ 21”
StarHIP 1028738.200420h 50m 33s-58° 55’ 25”
StarHIP 1040307.34421h 04m 34s-58° 55’ 59”
StarHIP 1025737.805220h 47m 12s-57° 54’ 02”
StarHIP 1033617.785820h 56m 26s-59° 16’ 25”
StarHIP 1037338.598621h 01m 12s-58° 14’ 18”
StarHIP 1034387.816820h 57m 22s-59° 04’ 32”
StarHIP 1032798.258420h 55m 23s-57° 52’ 03”

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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