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C/2015 B1 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2015 B1 (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/2015 B1 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 805818.791416h 27m 10s-42° 28’ 05”
StarHIP 806298.067416h 27m 48s-41° 18’ 29”
StarHIP 807468.998816h 29m 09s-41° 37’ 29”
StarHIP 807928.673416h 29m 46s-41° 04’ 17”
StarHIP 809088.662216h 31m 21s-41° 03’ 33”
StarHIP 809148.56116h 31m 23s-40° 38’ 51”
StarHIP 809455.304216h 31m 41s-41° 49’ 01”
StarHIP 809558.54816h 31m 48s-42° 44’ 24”
StarHIP 812218.871816h 35m 22s-41° 46’ 25”
StarHIP 813167.11216h 36m 28s-40° 18’ 10”
StarHIP 814078.894816h 37m 36s-40° 53’ 13”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2015 B1 (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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