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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 539608.4111h 02m 23s+83° 13’ 19”
StarHIP 514627.787810h 30m 40s+82° 40’ 06”
StarHIP 548678.692411h 14m 03s+82° 12’ 13”
StarHIP 515025.226210h 31m 05s+82° 33’ 30”
StarHIP 513845.503210h 29m 42s+84° 15’ 07”
StarHIP 563407.118411h 32m 58s+84° 42’ 22”
StarHIP 518197.210810h 35m 11s+84° 23’ 57”
StarHIP 544378.21211h 08m 18s+82° 44’ 35”
StarHIP 509716.739410h 24m 41s+82° 48’ 06”
StarHIP 529358.725610h 49m 32s+83° 12’ 11”
StarHIP 525867.979610h 45m 10s+84° 44’ 40”

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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