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C/2016 N4 (MASTER) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2016 N4 (MASTER) 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/2016 N4 (MASTER) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 1091977.09322h 07m 14s+70° 41’ 38”
StarHIP 1092358.858422h 07m 45s+69° 33’ 11”
StarHIP 1092757.866422h 08m 17s+69° 58’ 56”
StarHIP 1093247.721822h 08m 55s+70° 14’ 24”
StarHIP 1094346.360822h 10m 15s+72° 06’ 40”
StarHIP 1094745.48822h 10m 38s+70° 07’ 57”
StarHIP 1094797.437622h 10m 43s+71° 07’ 42”
StarHIP 1095177.890422h 11m 06s+70° 58’ 31”
StarHIP 1097248.165622h 13m 35s+70° 08’ 27”
StarHIP 1097647.809622h 13m 58s+69° 53’ 51”
StarHIP 1099358.335222h 15m 57s+71° 40’ 11”
StarHIP 1100058.573622h 16m 51s+69° 55’ 15”
StarHIP 1100627.276822h 17m 32s+70° 03’ 32”
StarHIP 1103188.168822h 20m 39s+71° 41’ 31”
StarHIP 1103998.020222h 21m 42s+70° 15’ 29”
StarHIP 1105887.587622h 24m 14s+71° 18’ 03”
StarHIP 1106107.434822h 24m 32s+71° 02’ 48”
StarHIP 1107255.350822h 26m 00s+70° 46’ 15”
StarHIP 1108857.688422h 27m 53s+70° 48’ 05”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2016 N4 (MASTER)

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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