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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 936277.961219h 03m 59s-00° 47’ 38”
StarHIP 936527.928819h 04m 14s-00° 31’ 46”
StarHIP 937148.664219h 04m 55s+00° 13’ 58”
StarHIP 938366.817419h 06m 35s-01° 20’ 45”
StarHIP 938926.552819h 07m 09s+00° 38’ 27”
StarHIP 939197.454419h 07m 26s-01° 07’ 32”
StarHIP 939906.961819h 08m 13s+01° 17’ 55”
StarHIP 940707.521819h 09m 01s+01° 21’ 09”
StarHIP 941318.773419h 09m 42s+01° 14’ 06”
StarHIP 941496.32919h 09m 51s-00° 25’ 41”
StarHIP 941677.706819h 10m 07s+00° 55’ 55”
StarHIP 941908.54119h 10m 33s+00° 41’ 22”
StarHIP 941937.646619h 10m 34s-00° 41’ 44”
StarHIP 942768.76819h 11m 20s+00° 42’ 56”
StarHIP 94294019h 11m 35s-01° 23’ 53”
StarHIP 942958.687219h 11m 35s-00° 04’ 12”
StarHIP 944967.961419h 13m 58s+00° 07’ 31”

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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