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C/2017 K6 (Jacques) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2017 K6 (Jacques) 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 K6 (Jacques) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 35755007h 22m 31s+35° 53’ 59”
StarHIP 36627007h 31m 57s+36° 13’ 49”
StarHIP 357105.021407h 22m 02s+36° 45’ 38”
StarHIP 367047.6207h 33m 00s+37° 01’ 47”
StarHIP 362338.62507h 27m 42s+35° 37’ 55”
StarHIP 356888.634607h 21m 50s+36° 04’ 21”
StarHIP 358808.467607h 23m 51s+35° 29’ 38”
StarHIP 354777.39307h 19m 22s+36° 40’ 32”
StarHIP 360448.6707h 25m 41s+35° 19’ 19”
StarHIP 364127.084207h 29m 30s+35° 09’ 50”
StarHIP 359197.117207h 24m 17s+36° 18’ 39”
StarHIP 364248.143407h 29m 45s+37° 09’ 41”
StarHIP 358347.869807h 23m 22s+35° 10’ 09”
StarHIP 366326.894407h 32m 01s+35° 36’ 10”
StarHIP 360918.283807h 26m 09s+37° 49’ 23”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2017 K6 (Jacques)

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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