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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 18988004h 04m 07s+04° 05’ 42”
StarHIP 19516004h 10m 51s+03° 34’ 27”
StarHIP 196368.890204h 12m 28s+04° 49’ 11”
StarHIP 189226.908204h 03m 21s+03° 11’ 16”
StarHIP 194346.455404h 09m 43s+03° 19’ 22”
StarHIP 189575.316204h 03m 44s+05° 26’ 08”
StarHIP 192678.640204h 07m 46s+02° 43’ 32”
StarHIP 191898.586604h 06m 44s+05° 41’ 12”
StarHIP 192808.180804h 07m 53s+04° 17’ 50”
StarHIP 190488.746204h 04m 52s+04° 47’ 27”
StarHIP 188506.914604h 02m 29s+03° 50’ 50”
StarHIP 189217.131404h 03m 19s+03° 04’ 39”
StarHIP 191258.762804h 06m 00s+04° 41’ 39”
StarHIP 191938.8504h 06m 47s+04° 53’ 18”
StarHIP 189837.979204h 04m 02s+03° 50’ 26”

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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