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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 826215.811416h 53m 25s-20° 24’ 55”
StarHIP 827608.416816h 54m 51s-20° 47’ 37”
StarHIP 828226.638416h 55m 32s-21° 34’ 10”
StarHIP 829517.58316h 57m 03s-19° 32’ 23”
StarHIP 830058.211216h 57m 41s-21° 46’ 30”
StarHIP 830218.437216h 57m 53s-19° 47’ 29”
StarHIP 830708.824416h 58m 28s-20° 47’ 08”
StarHIP 832098.230617h 00m 18s-19° 10’ 06”
StarHIP 832247.217817h 00m 29s-21° 27’ 41”
StarHIP 832867.338417h 01m 14s-20° 26’ 11”
StarHIP 833487.518817h 02m 02s-20° 35’ 43”
StarHIP 834868.559417h 03m 46s-20° 23’ 20”
GalaxyESO 586-613.916h 58m 06s-21° 16’ 27”

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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