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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 85745017h 31m 19s-39° 01’ 05”
StarHIP 86230017h 37m 19s-40° 19’ 01”
StarHIP 857477.895617h 31m 19s-39° 09’ 55”
StarHIP 864518.003617h 39m 51s-40° 16’ 42”
StarHIP 866948.710817h 42m 49s-40° 19’ 12”
StarHIP 862317.751217h 37m 19s-40° 19’ 12”
StarHIP 864258.028217h 39m 31s-39° 46’ 49”
StarHIP 868108.524417h 44m 17s-40° 06’ 37”
StarHIP 862697.201417h 37m 37s-40° 48’ 48”
StarHIP 867926.646617h 44m 05s-38° 48’ 20”
StarHIP 866898.390817h 42m 46s-38° 28’ 03”
StarHIP 857388.412817h 31m 15s-39° 58’ 29”
StarHIP 861704.161417h 36m 32s-38° 38’ 05”
StarHIP 860476.625417h 35m 06s-38° 47’ 58”
StarHIP 862948.893417h 37m 57s-39° 11’ 22”
StarHIP 859807.148217h 34m 22s-40° 31’ 52”
StarHIP 860518.683617h 35m 08s-38° 37’ 26”
StarHIP 865577.764617h 41m 18s-40° 58’ 22”
StarHIP 862037.82617h 36m 57s-39° 40’ 06”
StarHIP 868538.583417h 44m 45s-39° 50’ 54”
StarHIP 864747.457217h 40m 09s-39° 12’ 17”
StarHIP 864298.792217h 39m 34s-38° 23’ 44”
StarHIP 864457.966817h 39m 47s-38° 22’ 06”
StarHIP 866702.39617h 42m 29s-39° 01’ 47”
StarHIP 864197.350417h 39m 29s-39° 20’ 39”
StarHIP 866078.72117h 41m 53s-40° 05’ 39”

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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