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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 815198.127816h 39m 03s+60° 41’ 59”
StarHIP 806318.687216h 27m 50s+62° 19’ 56”
StarHIP 811887.203216h 35m 00s+60° 28’ 05”
StarHIP 802357.71816h 22m 51s+61° 26’ 07”
StarHIP 814516.745216h 38m 09s+61° 10’ 20”
StarHIP 807428.287616h 29m 06s+60° 38’ 23”
StarHIP 803095.638416h 23m 47s+61° 41’ 46”
StarHIP 806678.41116h 28m 11s+60° 40’ 49”
StarHIP 803312.639216h 23m 59s+61° 30’ 50”
StarHIP 810167.348816h 32m 41s+62° 51’ 17”
StarHIP 819407.88316h 44m 17s+60° 58’ 14”
StarHIP 809667.868616h 31m 59s+60° 28’ 48”
StarHIP 814238.974816h 37m 46s+62° 33’ 12”
StarHIP 809915.922816h 32m 25s+60° 49’ 24”
StarHIP 802438.692616h 22m 54s+61° 41’ 40”
StarHIP 816797.196616h 41m 06s+62° 18’ 28”
StarHIP 810607.709216h 33m 20s+61° 14’ 01”
StarHIP 819028.605216h 43m 45s+60° 49’ 51”
GalaxyNGC 622614.016h 43m 23s+61° 59’ 04”
GalaxyNGC 622312.716h 43m 04s+61° 34’ 36”
GalaxyUGC 1051713.916h 41m 09s+61° 19’ 36”

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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