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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 7858001h 41m 03s-43° 38’ 08”
StarHIP 82328.616801h 46m 00s-43° 54’ 48”
StarHIP 81928.269201h 45m 19s-45° 04’ 52”
StarHIP 78078.566201h 40m 24s-45° 02’ 08”
StarHIP 73276.899201h 34m 20s-45° 41’ 28”
StarHIP 81337.971201h 44m 35s-45° 15’ 18”
StarHIP 76898.012801h 38m 58s-45° 46’ 29”
StarHIP 72428.500401h 33m 17s-44° 09’ 07”
StarHIP 71048.14101h 31m 32s-43° 50’ 47”
StarHIP 71958.182201h 32m 43s-44° 44’ 20”
StarHIP 72868.52601h 33m 52s-44° 20’ 53”
StarHIP 81588.456201h 44m 54s-43° 38’ 44”
StarHIP 70997.824401h 31m 29s-44° 39’ 21”
StarHIP 76677.9801h 38m 42s-44° 35’ 39”
StarHIP 72547.747201h 33m 26s-43° 54’ 05”
StarHIP 81248.757401h 44m 23s-45° 36’ 43”
StarHIP 75038.465201h 36m 41s-44° 48’ 19”
GalaxyESO 245-512.701h 45m 03s-43° 35’ 53”

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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