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C/2018 N2 (ASASSN) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2018 N2 (ASASSN) 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 N2 (ASASSN) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 12710002h 43m 21s+13° 25’ 58”
StarHIP 123598.5102h 39m 06s+14° 30’ 18”
StarHIP 122587.907602h 37m 49s+14° 09’ 05”
StarHIP 126168.882402h 42m 11s+14° 36’ 07”
StarHIP 129858.881402h 47m 00s+12° 26’ 59”
StarHIP 128447.883202h 45m 07s+13° 09’ 55”
StarHIP 128698.44102h 45m 25s+13° 55’ 55”
StarHIP 121988.590402h 37m 05s+12° 54’ 07”
StarHIP 128387.794602h 45m 02s+14° 14’ 15”
StarHIP 124617.41602h 40m 27s+13° 31’ 37”
StarHIP 127408.140202h 43m 48s+12° 01’ 46”
StarHIP 121378.306202h 36m 19s+13° 40’ 06”
StarHIP 126268.565602h 42m 17s+12° 50’ 46”
StarHIP 128325.176802h 44m 57s+12° 26’ 45”
StarHIP 127387.967202h 43m 44s+13° 17’ 24”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)

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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