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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):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 833236.275217h 01m 47s-58° 57’ 29”
StarHIP 850386.699617h 22m 47s-58° 28’ 22”
StarHIP 840308.469417h 10m 40s-59° 33’ 40”
StarHIP 832687.533617h 01m 06s-58° 51’ 00”
StarHIP 840178.716417h 10m 28s-58° 00’ 17”
StarHIP 842088.703817h 12m 49s-58° 10’ 21”
StarHIP 843947.798217h 15m 14s-57° 49’ 07”
StarHIP 836187.80317h 05m 23s-58° 04’ 35”
StarHIP 847315.759417h 19m 12s-59° 41’ 40”
StarHIP 837947.32717h 07m 30s-59° 40’ 01”
StarHIP 848597.076417h 20m 37s-59° 26’ 25”
StarHIP 842296.764417h 12m 59s-58° 35’ 48”
StarHIP 840798.859817h 11m 22s-57° 57’ 20”
StarHIP 846198.856417h 17m 54s-58° 10’ 29”
StarHIP 833387.622617h 01m 54s-59° 02’ 51”
StarHIP 846628.99517h 18m 27s-59° 13’ 10”
StarHIP 844478.468217h 15m 53s-59° 26’ 11”
StarHIP 842318.122817h 13m 02s-58° 54’ 40”
StarHIP 840636.634617h 11m 09s-58° 01’ 31”
StarHIP 837028.617217h 06m 24s-58° 13’ 05”
StarHIP 835355.739817h 04m 24s-57° 42’ 43”
StarHIP 834297.592217h 03m 07s-58° 32’ 49”
StarHIP 848348.434817h 20m 19s-58° 05’ 32”
StarHIP 841117.232817h 11m 44s-58° 48’ 53”
GalaxyESO 138-1713.317h 13m 38s-59° 06’ 24”
GalaxyNGC 630513.217h 18m 00s-59° 10’ 18”

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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