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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 962976.335619h 34m 46s+63° 26’ 03”
StarHIP 963377.732219h 35m 10s+62° 39’ 33”
StarHIP 965408.286819h 37m 36s+64° 01’ 00”
StarHIP 965438.54819h 37m 38s+63° 44’ 03”
StarHIP 966168.263619h 38m 38s+63° 28’ 56”
StarHIP 967967.342819h 40m 34s+62° 39’ 52”
StarHIP 972678.162619h 46m 05s+63° 30’ 31”
StarHIP 972718.321219h 46m 08s+62° 30’ 37”
StarHIP 973648.812619h 47m 22s+64° 41’ 38”
StarHIP 973997.816619h 47m 46s+63° 51’ 37”
StarHIP 975366.538619h 49m 25s+63° 12’ 13”
StarHIP 978308.93919h 52m 47s+64° 10’ 06”
StarHIP 978316.647819h 52m 47s+64° 10’ 33”
StarHIP 980108.417619h 55m 03s+63° 19’ 50”
StarHIP 980258.042619h 55m 11s+62° 35’ 52”
StarHIP 981987.471619h 57m 15s+62° 52’ 36”
StarHIP 982458.316619h 57m 53s+62° 57’ 49”
StarHIP 983086.142819h 58m 28s+63° 32’ 03”

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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