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C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2015 ER61 (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 ER61 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 274216.020805h 48m 22s+20° 52’ 10”
StarHIP 271917.50205h 45m 49s+18° 47’ 32”
StarHIP 277475.943805h 52m 23s+19° 52’ 04”
StarHIP 276977.307205h 51m 52s+19° 31’ 16”
StarHIP 274507.22805h 48m 44s+18° 14’ 35”
StarHIP 271296.47805h 45m 11s+18° 42’ 15”
StarHIP 275948.825405h 50m 35s+18° 55’ 21”
StarHIP 276666.9105h 51m 27s+18° 26’ 39”
StarHIP 275027.78705h 49m 25s+18° 37’ 05”
StarHIP 275697.960805h 50m 18s+18° 56’ 44”
StarHIP 276388.833405h 51m 02s+20° 24’ 22”
StarHIP 277457.911205h 52m 22s+19° 08’ 58”
StarHIP 276426.600205h 51m 04s+18° 33’ 04”
StarHIP 272667.58805h 46m 45s+20° 10’ 24”
StarHIP 269256.675405h 42m 53s+18° 58’ 49”
StarHIP 271816.451805h 45m 39s+20° 41’ 42”
StarHIP 278296.700805h 53m 19s+20° 17’ 56”
StarHIP 272876.894805h 46m 56s+20° 16’ 54”
StarHIP 268867.14305h 42m 28s+18° 59’ 15”
StarHIP 272187.601805h 46m 08s+18° 51’ 38”
StarHIP 275858.856605h 50m 29s+20° 26’ 39”
StarHIP 271838.016805h 45m 40s+18° 39’ 24”
StarHIP 276107.719605h 50m 46s+20° 40’ 18”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2015 ER61 (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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