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C/2018 A6 (Gibbs) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2018 A6 (Gibbs) 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/2018 A6 (Gibbs) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 1021256.38420h 41m 43s-75° 21’ 01”
StarHIP 1026928.773820h 48m 28s-74° 18’ 29”
StarHIP 1021625.953620h 42m 02s-76° 10’ 50”
StarHIP 1015728.747220h 35m 06s-75° 09’ 59”
StarHIP 1021767.924220h 42m 11s-75° 03’ 21”
StarHIP 1035187.908820h 58m 19s-76° 01’ 08”
StarHIP 1036228.44520h 59m 41s-74° 26’ 36”
StarHIP 1028087.81420h 49m 39s-75° 50’ 00”
StarHIP 1021287.042220h 41m 45s-75° 20’ 45”
StarHIP 1037458.287821h 01m 23s-75° 25’ 29”
StarHIP 1029617.998620h 51m 37s-73° 41’ 30”
StarHIP 1043497.623821h 08m 23s-75° 58’ 48”
StarHIP 1022597.609420h 43m 13s-76° 32’ 49”
StarHIP 1028558.368220h 50m 15s-75° 02’ 15”
StarHIP 1045008.893421h 10m 07s-75° 22’ 28”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2018 A6 (Gibbs)

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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