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C/2017 S3 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2017 S3 (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/2017 S3 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 95388.086802h 02m 36s+59° 41’ 17”
StarHIP 95978.744202h 03m 26s+58° 49’ 55”
StarHIP 97958.225602h 05m 58s+60° 16’ 42”
StarHIP 98578.957602h 06m 48s+58° 08’ 14”
StarHIP 98868.489202h 07m 12s+58° 47’ 15”
StarHIP 99807.837602h 08m 30s+58° 51’ 55”
StarHIP 99905.670202h 08m 40s+58° 25’ 24”
StarHIP 100248.957602h 09m 02s+57° 55’ 55”
StarHIP 100608.799602h 09m 30s+58° 47’ 01”
StarHIP 100788.477202h 09m 37s+59° 37’ 13”
StarHIP 101416.611602h 10m 25s+59° 58’ 47”
StarHIP 102276.389602h 11m 29s+57° 38’ 43”
StarHIP 103168.796202h 12m 53s+59° 25’ 40”
StarHIP 103238.057402h 12m 57s+59° 32’ 18”
StarHIP 103317.95602h 13m 06s+58° 47’ 57”
StarHIP 10332002h 13m 07s+58° 04’ 47”
StarHIP 103547.479802h 13m 28s+59° 11’ 45”
StarHIP 103796.413802h 13m 41s+58° 33’ 38”
StarHIP 104528.605402h 14m 42s+59° 23’ 41”
StarHIP 104898.670202h 15m 13s+58° 08’ 32”
StarHIP 105278.281402h 15m 39s+57° 45’ 47”
StarHIP 106608.0202h 17m 11s+58° 38’ 10”
StarHIP 106907.459602h 17m 33s+58° 01’ 12”
StarHIP 107185.624402h 17m 59s+57° 53’ 59”
StarHIP 107518.504602h 18m 18s+57° 48’ 57”
StarHIP 108298.300402h 19m 21s+58° 57’ 40”
StarHIP 108448.237802h 19m 34s+59° 18’ 29”
StarHIP 108557.084802h 19m 41s+60° 00’ 47”
StarHIP 108566.90502h 19m 44s+60° 01’ 46”
StarHIP 108678.18402h 19m 52s+59° 31’ 40”
StarHIP 109048.040202h 20m 22s+59° 40’ 16”
StarHIP 109688.443602h 21m 15s+59° 40’ 30”
StarHIP 109697.332602h 21m 15s+59° 14’ 52”
StarHIP 11093002h 22m 51s+58° 35’ 11”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2017 S3 (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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