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C/2015 O1 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2015 O1 (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 O1 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 800215.94216h 20m 04s+21° 07’ 57”
StarHIP 801248.670216h 21m 18s+20° 04’ 35”
StarHIP 801568.291416h 21m 41s+21° 39’ 14”
StarHIP 801646.957216h 21m 52s+21° 48’ 43”
StarHIP 802267.808216h 22m 38s+21° 45’ 24”
StarHIP 802577.372216h 23m 04s+19° 30’ 21”
StarHIP 803027.98616h 23m 35s+21° 03’ 27”
StarHIP 803338.964616h 24m 00s+20° 18’ 02”
StarHIP 803347.773416h 24m 00s+19° 38’ 04”
StarHIP 806027.946416h 27m 25s+21° 13’ 26”
StarHIP 806228.345416h 27m 43s+20° 50’ 35”
StarHIP 806258.236616h 27m 46s+20° 53’ 44”
StarHIP 806397.97916h 27m 53s+21° 39’ 10”
StarHIP 808162.693816h 30m 13s+21° 29’ 22”
StarHIP 808435.113616h 30m 33s+20° 28’ 45”
StarHIP 808548.563216h 30m 41s+19° 55’ 40”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2015 O1 (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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