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):

StarHIP 1166957.565823h 38m 53s+12° 11’ 40”
StarHIP 1169238.32823h 42m 00s+12° 44’ 37”
StarHIP 1169958.862223h 43m 06s+11° 50’ 04”
StarHIP 1170308.459823h 43m 27s+11° 36’ 07”
StarHIP 1171867.099823h 45m 37s+13° 09’ 09”
StarHIP 1172388.153623h 46m 18s+11° 07’ 54”
StarHIP 1174518.678423h 48m 54s+12° 37’ 59”
GalaxyIC 150813.923h 45m 54s+12° 03’ 39”

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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