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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 15439003h 18m 58s-36° 23’ 33”
StarHIP 161566.474803h 28m 11s-35° 51’ 12”
StarHIP 154627.673603h 19m 23s-36° 33’ 54”
StarHIP 158367.523403h 23m 59s-37° 10’ 12”
StarHIP 157188.737603h 22m 26s-34° 38’ 27”
StarHIP 155698.529603h 20m 35s-36° 08’ 49”
StarHIP 152397.03303h 16m 32s-35° 41’ 28”
StarHIP 161125.576403h 27m 33s-35° 40’ 52”
StarHIP 154527.029803h 19m 17s-35° 00’ 15”
StarHIP 154328.149803h 18m 52s-36° 07’ 37”
StarHIP 156077.548803h 20m 58s-37° 26’ 59”
StarHIP 154097.988203h 18m 40s-35° 10’ 01”
StarHIP 159876.38203h 25m 55s-35° 55’ 15”
StarHIP 154498.724403h 19m 12s-35° 29’ 41”
StarHIP 161678.021603h 28m 19s-36° 00’ 47”
StarHIP 159337.141203h 25m 12s-37° 09’ 09”
StarHIP 152628.766803h 16m 52s-35° 42’ 46”
StarHIP 150926.808803h 14m 40s-35° 33’ 27”
StarHIP 155707.95103h 20m 36s-36° 46’ 31”
StarHIP 158398.736803h 24m 02s-37° 16’ 59”
GalaxyNGC 133613.103h 26m 31s-35° 42’ 51”
GalaxyNGC 13169.303h 22m 41s-37° 12’ 28”
GalaxyESO 357-1213.803h 16m 53s-35° 32’ 26”
GalaxyNGC 131012.803h 21m 03s-37° 06’ 03”
GalaxyNGC 132611.503h 23m 56s-36° 27’ 50”
GalaxyNGC 131712.003h 22m 44s-37° 06’ 10”
GalaxyNGC 1326A13.803h 25m 08s-36° 21’ 54”
GalaxyNGC 1326B13.303h 25m 18s-36° 22’ 59”

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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