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C/2018 F4 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2018 F4 (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/2018 F4 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 66182013h 33m 51s-53° 25’ 54”
StarHIP 655118.039613h 25m 42s-54° 39’ 36”
StarHIP 668278.692613h 41m 46s-55° 02’ 37”
StarHIP 667548.410413h 40m 56s-54° 49’ 11”
StarHIP 666428.96113h 39m 36s-54° 47’ 08”
StarHIP 661838.903413h 33m 52s-53° 25’ 45”
StarHIP 667097.813613h 40m 26s-53° 51’ 36”
StarHIP 657028.897413h 28m 15s-54° 30’ 33”
StarHIP 662248.726413h 34m 23s-53° 41’ 11”
StarHIP 666517.341813h 39m 45s-54° 08’ 53”
StarHIP 663557.523213h 36m 05s-54° 56’ 21”
StarHIP 657957.641213h 29m 14s-54° 55’ 03”
StarHIP 657298.498413h 28m 27s-54° 04’ 44”
StarHIP 657187.28813h 28m 23s-55° 46’ 47”
StarHIP 661268.17713h 33m 20s-54° 25’ 53”
StarHIP 665807.348613h 38m 54s-55° 01’ 28”
StarHIP 659888.073213h 31m 47s-54° 30’ 45”
StarHIP 663667.821613h 36m 12s-55° 15’ 27”
StarHIP 666887.97813h 40m 13s-54° 11’ 31”
StarHIP 658118.821813h 29m 27s-54° 02’ 55”
StarHIP 668214.937213h 41m 44s-54° 33’ 33”
StarHIP 664107.960813h 36m 54s-56° 09’ 24”
StarHIP 660758.06913h 32m 42s-55° 49’ 38”
StarHIP 663718.450213h 36m 20s-53° 53’ 42”
StarHIP 656948.389213h 28m 07s-54° 09’ 55”
StarHIP 659017.502213h 30m 31s-53° 55’ 57”
StarHIP 664838.71913h 37m 47s-55° 59’ 07”
StarHIP 660708.283613h 32m 41s-53° 49’ 51”
GalaxyESO 174-113.813h 33m 19s-53° 21’ 16”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2018 F4 (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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