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 217355.455204h 40m 03s+12° 11’ 51”
StarHIP 219048.175604h 42m 37s+12° 18’ 40”
StarHIP 219187.33704h 42m 48s+12° 12’ 37”
StarHIP 220217.57904h 44m 03s+12° 59’ 28”
StarHIP 220445.369604h 44m 25s+11° 08’ 46”
StarHIP 221575.340404h 46m 01s+11° 42’ 20”
StarHIP 222648.922804h 47m 37s+11° 47’ 12”
StarHIP 223248.755204h 48m 32s+10° 57’ 59”
StarHIP 223868.36704h 49m 09s+11° 51’ 06”

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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