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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 43426008h 50m 44s+35° 04’ 14”
StarHIP 426168.291208h 41m 06s+36° 11’ 07”
StarHIP 426238.334808h 41m 12s+35° 57’ 58”
StarHIP 424657.357408h 39m 27s+35° 31’ 11”
StarHIP 425838.549208h 40m 44s+34° 49’ 14”
StarHIP 433688.306408h 50m 01s+35° 22’ 47”
StarHIP 428568.412808h 44m 00s+35° 02’ 15”
StarHIP 423868.961808h 38m 35s+34° 29’ 15”
StarHIP 432207.965608h 48m 16s+34° 35’ 56”
StarHIP 425898.238808h 40m 48s+33° 54’ 30”
StarHIP 424178.403208h 39m 00s+34° 44’ 03”
StarHIP 427347.366608h 42m 30s+34° 11’ 18”
GalaxyNGC 264913.108h 44m 08s+34° 43’ 03”
GalaxyUGC 462113.808h 50m 11s+35° 04’ 33”

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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