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C/2018 E2 (Barros) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2018 E2 (Barros) 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 E2 (Barros) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 17525003h 45m 08s+26° 17’ 33”
StarHIP 176258.683403h 46m 34s+25° 50’ 38”
StarHIP 179545.21503h 50m 18s+25° 34’ 46”
StarHIP 175795.767203h 45m 54s+24° 33’ 16”
StarHIP 181637.937603h 52m 59s+26° 40’ 43”
StarHIP 177298.277803h 47m 46s+25° 23’ 08”
StarHIP 174037.52303h 43m 43s+25° 04’ 51”
StarHIP 180466.779403h 51m 25s+25° 09’ 46”
StarHIP 176646.824603h 46m 59s+24° 31’ 12”
StarHIP 181066.716603h 52m 11s+25° 09’ 48”
StarHIP 182016.338403h 53m 34s+25° 40’ 58”
StarHIP 181947.811403h 53m 32s+25° 43’ 47”
StarHIP 175275.652603h 45m 09s+24° 50’ 21”
StarHIP 173248.01203h 42m 29s+26° 34’ 20”
StarHIP 175838.028603h 45m 59s+25° 23’ 55”
StarHIP 177596.304603h 48m 06s+24° 59’ 18”
StarHIP 177747.865203h 48m 18s+26° 35’ 21”
StarHIP 175886.431803h 46m 02s+24° 31’ 40”
StarHIP 178128.438403h 48m 41s+25° 48’ 02”
StarHIP 174077.239803h 43m 46s+26° 22’ 52”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2018 E2 (Barros)

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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