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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 201027.417604h 18m 33s+02° 28’ 14”
StarHIP 201138.15104h 18m 44s+03° 08’ 56”
StarHIP 201907.951404h 19m 38s+02° 59’ 31”
StarHIP 203736.88204h 21m 46s+02° 23’ 25”
StarHIP 20410004h 22m 13s+04° 20’ 15”
StarHIP 204248.781404h 22m 30s+03° 24’ 35”
StarHIP 205747.732604h 24m 26s+02° 29’ 27”
StarHIP 206428.12404h 25m 24s+02° 13’ 04”
StarHIP 206688.771404h 25m 40s+02° 54’ 50”
StarHIP 206986.19604h 26m 01s+04° 22’ 24”
StarHIP 207716.119604h 27m 00s+02° 04’ 46”
StarHIP 209027.98904h 28m 50s+02° 22’ 18”
GalaxyNGC 155013.104h 19m 38s+02° 24’ 34”

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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