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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 862458.317617h 37m 26s+22° 21’ 11”
StarHIP 862588.62917h 37m 33s+23° 06’ 26”
StarHIP 862828.968417h 37m 48s+22° 57’ 21”
StarHIP 863618.567617h 38m 48s+22° 26’ 13”
StarHIP 863667.938817h 38m 52s+22° 16’ 28”
StarHIP 865966.699217h 41m 47s+21° 30’ 06”
StarHIP 866088.51617h 41m 55s+21° 07’ 44”
StarHIP 866578.441617h 42m 21s+23° 28’ 13”
StarHIP 867227.435217h 43m 15s+21° 36’ 38”
StarHIP 867268.826217h 43m 18s+22° 47’ 35”
StarHIP 867388.255617h 43m 25s+21° 39’ 43”
StarHIP 867568.270817h 43m 38s+22° 36’ 43”
StarHIP 869078.438417h 45m 27s+22° 19’ 30”
StarHIP 869418.24317h 45m 54s+21° 53’ 17”
StarHIP 870598.79317h 47m 25s+22° 46’ 42”

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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