C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2017 T2 (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 T2 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 14932003h 12m 33s+69° 14’ 13”
StarHIP 150367.526803h 13m 49s+68° 31’ 32”
StarHIP 141608.240803h 02m 34s+69° 13’ 43”
StarHIP 145298.208803h 07m 37s+70° 13’ 20”
StarHIP 146508.273803h 09m 20s+69° 46’ 34”
StarHIP 152467.533803h 16m 39s+69° 58’ 45”
StarHIP 153268.704803h 17m 41s+70° 18’ 45”
StarHIP 158518.670603h 24m 11s+70° 15’ 43”
StarHIP 155346.5903h 20m 06s+69° 43’ 52”
StarHIP 162497.833803h 29m 24s+69° 27’ 34”
StarHIP 147248.899803h 10m 11s+68° 21’ 46”
StarHIP 142488.43603h 03m 46s+70° 39’ 25”
StarHIP 162137.312803h 28m 54s+69° 16’ 57”
StarHIP 153177.89303h 17m 37s+69° 27’ 36”
StarHIP 138367.635402h 58m 06s+69° 11’ 36”
StarHIP 140007.927803h 00m 16s+69° 30’ 07”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2017 T2 (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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