C/2017 T3 (ATLAS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2017 T3 (ATLAS) 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 T3 (ATLAS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 779177.908415h 54m 44s+09° 15’ 00”
StarHIP 772837.012215h 46m 43s+09° 47’ 10”
StarHIP 770938.411215h 44m 29s+08° 50’ 56”
StarHIP 774907.799815h 49m 20s+10° 04’ 52”
StarHIP 778258.416215h 53m 29s+10° 20’ 40”
StarHIP 774768.777615h 49m 07s+08° 19’ 51”
StarHIP 771757.723215h 45m 28s+08° 39’ 11”
StarHIP 778988.160615h 54m 27s+09° 18’ 49”
StarHIP 776698.60715h 51m 26s+09° 58’ 24”
StarHIP 776678.842815h 51m 24s+10° 32’ 23”
StarHIP 773408.474215h 47m 20s+10° 29’ 17”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2017 T3 (ATLAS)

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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