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C/2015 D4 (Borisov) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2015 D4 (Borisov) 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 D4 (Borisov) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 585318.034812h 00m 10s+86° 59’ 39”
StarHIP 717256.72514h 40m 18s+87° 12’ 52”
StarHIP 703608.894814h 23m 44s+87° 58’ 28”
StarHIP 597676.24712h 15m 20s+87° 41’ 59”
StarHIP 674377.270813h 49m 15s+85° 44’ 51”
StarHIP 631637.777212h 56m 31s+85° 53’ 04”
StarHIP 598796.29912h 16m 49s+86° 26’ 09”
StarHIP 629457.322212h 53m 56s+87° 38’ 53”
StarHIP 644868.596813h 13m 05s+86° 18’ 58”
StarHIP 579928.228811h 53m 41s+86° 13’ 47”
StarHIP 594157.91612h 11m 16s+86° 55’ 55”
StarHIP 732648.063814h 58m 22s+87° 00’ 22”
StarHIP 637628.727813h 04m 08s+87° 06’ 53”
StarHIP 613967.193212h 34m 51s+85° 43’ 55”
StarHIP 554837.4911h 21m 47s+87° 38’ 18”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2015 D4 (Borisov)

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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