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C/2017 E1 (Borisov) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2017 E1 (Borisov) 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/2017 E1 (Borisov) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 184418.810803h 56m 31s+08° 30’ 42”
StarHIP 185557.709203h 58m 15s+07° 36’ 19”
StarHIP 18562003h 58m 23s+07° 06’ 23”
StarHIP 185998.337403h 58m 46s+09° 01’ 33”
StarHIP 187498.736204h 00m 58s+07° 51’ 01”
StarHIP 188108.634804h 01m 50s+07° 36’ 17”
StarHIP 188877.31704h 02m 57s+08° 08’ 24”
StarHIP 188936.881804h 02m 59s+09° 12’ 31”
StarHIP 189116.399204h 03m 10s+08° 52’ 57”
StarHIP 189755.41804h 03m 56s+08° 11’ 49”
StarHIP 191477.696404h 06m 13s+08° 30’ 09”
StarHIP 192007.830204h 06m 54s+08° 11’ 30”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2017 E1 (Borisov)

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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