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C/2017 T1 (Heinze) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2017 T1 (Heinze) 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 T1 (Heinze) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 433055.296208h 49m 21s-03° 26’ 34”
StarHIP 433976.829208h 50m 24s-04° 11’ 50”
StarHIP 434158.61408h 50m 35s-02° 50’ 53”
StarHIP 437746.972208h 54m 58s-03° 33’ 20”
StarHIP 437868.555408h 55m 05s-03° 54’ 48”
StarHIP 437888.90708h 55m 06s-01° 44’ 35”
StarHIP 438106.910608h 55m 22s-03° 08’ 51”
StarHIP 438376.80608h 55m 40s-02° 47’ 27”
StarHIP 439078.88508h 56m 41s-02° 22’ 29”
StarHIP 440387.490408h 58m 04s-03° 34’ 40”
StarHIP 440408.51308h 58m 05s-03° 07’ 43”
StarHIP 441797.44308h 59m 57s-02° 32’ 53”
GalaxyUGC 463814.008h 51m 37s-02° 21’ 15”
GalaxyUGC 464013.608h 51m 43s-02° 08’ 04”
GalaxyNGC 269512.908h 54m 27s-03° 04’ 02”
GalaxyNGC 269713.508h 54m 59s-02° 59’ 17”
GalaxyNGC 269813.408h 55m 36s-03° 11’ 04”
GalaxyNGC 269913.508h 55m 48s-03° 07’ 40”
GalaxyNGC 270812.808h 56m 07s-03° 21’ 39”
GalaxyNGC 270613.808h 56m 12s-02° 33’ 50”
GalaxyNGC 272213.408h 58m 46s-03° 42’ 37”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2017 T1 (Heinze)

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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