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C/2017 Y2 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2017 Y2 (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 Y2 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 980586.440419h 55m 40s+40° 10’ 22”
StarHIP 982858.998219h 58m 11s+39° 24’ 31”
StarHIP 982218.665419h 57m 37s+39° 20’ 15”
StarHIP 982058.548819h 57m 19s+39° 39’ 32”
StarHIP 983787.732419h 59m 12s+38° 52’ 49”
StarHIP 973765.83819h 47m 27s+38° 24’ 27”
StarHIP 973438.321619h 47m 03s+39° 18’ 52”
StarHIP 979998.386619h 54m 57s+39° 24’ 14”
StarHIP 983206.609819h 58m 34s+38° 06’ 20”
StarHIP 976828.108219h 51m 05s+39° 31’ 39”
StarHIP 973348.92319h 46m 57s+39° 53’ 57”
StarHIP 980617.370819h 55m 44s+40° 23’ 30”
StarHIP 976516.024419h 50m 46s+37° 49’ 34”
StarHIP 977288.009619h 51m 35s+39° 32’ 09”
StarHIP 975568.502619h 49m 43s+38° 54’ 44”
StarHIP 978648.220219h 53m 12s+39° 27’ 45”
StarHIP 976305.025419h 50m 33s+38° 43’ 19”
StarHIP 973888.263619h 47m 38s+38° 17’ 51”
StarHIP 984458.698820h 00m 10s+38° 46’ 39”
StarHIP 979138.046219h 53m 51s+39° 06’ 25”
StarHIP 982427.074219h 57m 51s+38° 07’ 16”
StarHIP 978467.49819h 53m 01s+38° 46’ 21”
StarHIP 976345.680819h 50m 37s+40° 35’ 59”
StarHIP 979518.458819h 54m 26s+37° 50’ 58”
StarHIP 980684.94819h 55m 51s+38° 29’ 12”
StarHIP 982136.676419h 57m 29s+38° 27’ 29”
StarHIP 981945.45819h 57m 13s+40° 22’ 04”
StarHIP 978397.88919h 52m 53s+38° 40’ 18”
StarHIP 978227.97219h 52m 41s+38° 49’ 18”
StarHIP 975386.032819h 49m 27s+38° 42’ 36”
StarHIP 984907.218220h 00m 32s+39° 12’ 26”
StarHIP 978758.71919h 53m 20s+39° 31’ 42”
StarHIP 973968.69219h 47m 43s+38° 54’ 49”
StarHIP 973117.454819h 46m 35s+39° 30’ 40”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2017 Y2 (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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