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C/2015 TQ209 (LINEAR) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2015 TQ209 (LINEAR) 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 TQ209 (LINEAR) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 836497.860217h 05m 48s-18° 06’ 58”
StarHIP 837618.894217h 07m 06s-19° 30’ 20”
StarHIP 837887.448617h 07m 27s-19° 17’ 13”
StarHIP 838138.472817h 07m 44s-18° 33’ 30”
StarHIP 838737.765817h 08m 32s-20° 13’ 03”
StarHIP 839237.895417h 09m 08s-19° 40’ 49”
StarHIP 839788.899617h 10m 00s-18° 00’ 55”
StarHIP 839986.938217h 10m 14s-19° 26’ 10”
StarHIP 840787.425617h 11m 21s-20° 25’ 28”
StarHIP 842708.51717h 13m 37s-18° 32’ 10”
StarHIP 843678.148617h 14m 53s-19° 51’ 48”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2015 TQ209 (LINEAR)

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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