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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 17020003h 38m 56s+24° 34’ 11”
StarHIP 175795.767203h 45m 54s+24° 33’ 16”
StarHIP 176927.014603h 47m 20s+23° 48’ 12”
StarHIP 174978.971603h 44m 51s+23° 16’ 08”
StarHIP 175314.299803h 45m 12s+24° 28’ 02”
StarHIP 176846.935603h 47m 17s+23° 43’ 36”
StarHIP 174037.52303h 43m 43s+25° 04’ 51”
StarHIP 176646.824603h 46m 59s+24° 31’ 12”
StarHIP 175726.827403h 45m 48s+23° 08’ 50”
StarHIP 177046.825603h 47m 29s+24° 17’ 18”
StarHIP 168248.568603h 36m 28s+23° 47’ 51”
StarHIP 170347.10103h 39m 06s+24° 42’ 10”
StarHIP 171816.10203h 40m 46s+25° 19’ 46”
StarHIP 169968.157203h 38m 35s+24° 36’ 06”
StarHIP 175275.652603h 45m 09s+24° 50’ 21”
StarHIP 174993.719803h 44m 52s+24° 06’ 48”
StarHIP 175838.028603h 45m 59s+25° 23’ 55”
StarHIP 176084.170803h 46m 19s+23° 56’ 54”
StarHIP 177596.304603h 48m 06s+24° 59’ 18”
StarHIP 175886.431803h 46m 02s+24° 31’ 40”
StarHIP 174895.44903h 44m 48s+24° 17’ 22”
StarHIP 177916.94303h 48m 30s+24° 20’ 44”
StarHIP 174017.915203h 43m 41s+23° 38’ 57”
StarHIP 177022.884403h 47m 29s+24° 06’ 18”
StarHIP 175733.882603h 45m 49s+24° 22’ 04”

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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