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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 937647.32519h 05m 42s+04° 16’ 42”
StarHIP 938568.242819h 06m 52s+05° 14’ 29”
StarHIP 939047.417219h 07m 18s+03° 26’ 34”
StarHIP 941398.074219h 09m 45s+05° 40’ 38”
StarHIP 941898.240219h 10m 32s+03° 27’ 10”
StarHIP 942158.054819h 10m 48s+03° 31’ 51”
StarHIP 942476.924619h 11m 05s+05° 10’ 47”
StarHIP 942507.079219h 11m 06s+05° 16’ 28”
StarHIP 942687.417819h 11m 15s+04° 11’ 27”
StarHIP 943167.825219h 11m 49s+05° 22’ 38”
StarHIP 944028.293419h 12m 47s+03° 33’ 26”
StarHIP 944237.622819h 13m 06s+04° 56’ 08”
StarHIP 944597.63719h 13m 33s+04° 15’ 50”
StarHIP 944786.470219h 13m 44s+05° 30’ 56”
StarHIP 945558.780819h 14m 38s+04° 15’ 21”
StarHIP 945677.988419h 14m 45s+04° 37’ 12”
StarHIP 947275.573819h 16m 31s+04° 50’ 05”

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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