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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 57244011h 44m 17s+40° 32’ 20”
StarHIP 572507.703211h 44m 20s+38° 31’ 39”
StarHIP 568187.176211h 38m 49s+39° 10’ 21”
StarHIP 575738.909211h 48m 02s+40° 40’ 31”
StarHIP 567688.879411h 38m 19s+38° 45’ 16”
StarHIP 572908.956411h 44m 50s+37° 55’ 22”
StarHIP 568058.803611h 38m 43s+38° 38’ 58”
StarHIP 572458.523411h 44m 18s+39° 00’ 24”
StarHIP 570908.94611h 42m 13s+39° 39’ 35”
StarHIP 577168.703211h 50m 11s+38° 47’ 25”
StarHIP 573897.885411h 45m 58s+39° 23’ 42”
StarHIP 576008.853411h 48m 33s+40° 38’ 14”
StarHIP 572238.623211h 44m 00s+40° 04’ 57”
StarHIP 575358.57511h 47m 30s+39° 55’ 40”
StarHIP 574088.535411h 46m 09s+39° 24’ 05”
GalaxyUGC 681713.611h 50m 52s+38° 52’ 50”

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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