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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 52887010h 48m 59s-54° 10’ 54”
StarHIP 53853011h 01m 01s-54° 24’ 41”
StarHIP 536148.003410h 58m 06s-54° 19’ 53”
StarHIP 538638.54311h 01m 08s-53° 33’ 08”
StarHIP 534077.274410h 55m 25s-54° 04’ 46”
StarHIP 531037.865810h 51m 49s-52° 23’ 04”
StarHIP 528728.657210h 48m 44s-53° 19’ 40”
StarHIP 538366.8211h 00m 49s-52° 04’ 29”
StarHIP 528348.393610h 48m 11s-52° 18’ 16”
StarHIP 527298.679410h 46m 46s-53° 16’ 36”
StarHIP 536768.197610h 58m 57s-54° 03’ 31”
StarHIP 531308.852610h 52m 06s-54° 16’ 12”
StarHIP 538116.326411h 00m 36s-53° 06’ 42”
StarHIP 532778.804210h 53m 47s-53° 55’ 08”
StarHIP 536856.774610h 59m 04s-53° 32’ 21”
StarHIP 533957.560610h 55m 18s-52° 39’ 11”
StarHIP 529728.73110h 50m 02s-52° 18’ 03”
StarHIP 534668.29810h 56m 14s-52° 35’ 51”
StarHIP 537898.065811h 00m 18s-54° 34’ 04”
StarHIP 527138.506810h 46m 38s-53° 15’ 28”
StarHIP 537397.681210h 59m 45s-53° 41’ 18”
StarHIP 541297.907811h 04m 28s-53° 06’ 30”
StarHIP 532198.198610h 53m 05s-54° 24’ 46”
StarHIP 535867.488810h 57m 45s-52° 40’ 54”
StarHIP 533537.744410h 54m 41s-54° 33’ 37”
StarHIP 530187.763410h 50m 49s-52° 28’ 17”

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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