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C/2014 W2 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2014 W2 (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 W2 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 824935.24116h 51m 33s-41° 13’ 49”
StarHIP 826528.985616h 53m 44s-40° 18’ 59”
StarHIP 822278.156416h 47m 53s-40° 58’ 21”
StarHIP 825436.459616h 52m 19s-41° 51’ 16”
StarHIP 829366.984816h 56m 54s-40° 30’ 44”
StarHIP 823788.009216h 50m 01s-41° 37’ 16”
StarHIP 824248.03316h 50m 42s-41° 27’ 23”
StarHIP 827293.469416h 54m 35s-42° 21’ 38”
StarHIP 826916.016616h 54m 10s-41° 49’ 30”
StarHIP 832667.280217h 01m 06s-42° 04’ 18”
StarHIP 826714.735416h 53m 59s-42° 21’ 43”
StarHIP 825546.34716h 52m 27s-40° 43’ 23”
StarHIP 825607.044816h 52m 31s-42° 59’ 30”
StarHIP 831328.11316h 59m 19s-41° 24’ 18”
StarHIP 823588.055216h 49m 42s-40° 20’ 26”
StarHIP 827755.804816h 54m 58s-41° 09’ 03”
StarHIP 821217.078416h 46m 34s-41° 36’ 38”
StarHIP 826857.324816h 54m 05s-41° 04’ 46”
StarHIP 827836.295216h 55m 03s-42° 05’ 26”
StarHIP 831618.475816h 59m 43s-41° 58’ 42”
StarHIP 826696.301816h 53m 58s-41° 59’ 39”
StarHIP 827066.629416h 54m 19s-41° 49’ 11”
StarHIP 827165.797616h 54m 26s-42° 28’ 43”
StarHIP 826765.405816h 54m 01s-41° 48’ 22”
StarHIP 823667.168416h 49m 48s-42° 00’ 06”
StarHIP 829116.156816h 56m 35s-40° 49’ 24”
StarHIP 827677.193816h 54m 55s-40° 31’ 29”
StarHIP 828766.712816h 56m 15s-40° 39’ 35”
StarHIP 830367.382616h 58m 06s-40° 21’ 09”
StarHIP 831557.875616h 59m 35s-41° 17’ 08”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2014 W2 (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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