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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):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 102804.831602h 12m 22s+30° 18’ 11”
StarHIP 103347.75202h 13m 09s+30° 33’ 31”
StarHIP 103698.2702h 13m 37s+31° 55’ 08”
StarHIP 104257.361602h 14m 20s+30° 43’ 30”
StarHIP 104537.038202h 14m 42s+30° 23’ 41”
StarHIP 105907.691602h 16m 22s+31° 02’ 37”
StarHIP 105988.016602h 16m 26s+29° 48’ 17”
StarHIP 106258.453802h 16m 46s+29° 57’ 02”
StarHIP 107317.427602h 18m 06s+29° 50’ 50”
StarHIP 108687.136602h 19m 52s+31° 20’ 15”
StarHIP 108817.226402h 20m 02s+32° 19’ 06”
StarHIP 108846.37902h 20m 04s+30° 11’ 17”
StarHIP 108928.3102h 20m 10s+29° 48’ 42”
StarHIP 109548.061402h 21m 04s+30° 40’ 29”
StarHIP 110657.401802h 22m 24s+30° 19’ 27”
StarHIP 112538.098602h 24m 51s+30° 38’ 49”

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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