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C/2016 T3 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2016 T3 (PANSTARRS) 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 T3 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 617205.746212h 39m 03s-30° 25’ 20”
StarHIP 617567.451612h 39m 24s-29° 32’ 12”
StarHIP 617847.495612h 39m 48s-29° 39’ 22”
StarHIP 622326.76412h 45m 16s-28° 45’ 57”
StarHIP 616528.506212h 38m 17s-30° 45’ 27”
StarHIP 624328.089612h 47m 42s-29° 47’ 42”
StarHIP 623658.64912h 46m 51s-28° 59’ 07”
StarHIP 618368.245612h 40m 19s-29° 36’ 54”
StarHIP 621148.228412h 43m 48s-28° 42’ 08”
StarHIP 618308.90212h 40m 16s-29° 55’ 02”
StarHIP 620828.73512h 43m 27s-28° 49’ 00”
StarHIP 622368.431412h 45m 20s-29° 46’ 54”
GalaxyESO 442-1514.012h 42m 50s-30° 24’ 32”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2016 T3 (PANSTARRS)

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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