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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 132438.446602h 50m 26s-48° 06’ 25”
StarHIP 137268.723602h 56m 47s-46° 43’ 26”
StarHIP 131297.706402h 48m 52s-46° 20’ 49”
StarHIP 136068.891202h 55m 20s-46° 12’ 19”
StarHIP 133048.180402h 51m 12s-45° 59’ 39”
StarHIP 128707.97702h 45m 27s-46° 33’ 29”
StarHIP 137468.487802h 56m 58s-46° 18’ 29”
StarHIP 130838.761202h 48m 11s-45° 19’ 34”
StarHIP 128418.22402h 45m 04s-45° 21’ 54”
StarHIP 129038.438202h 45m 52s-45° 36’ 26”
StarHIP 126116.006402h 42m 08s-46° 31’ 27”
StarHIP 132738.779202h 50m 50s-45° 14’ 23”
StarHIP 127238.921402h 43m 34s-46° 27’ 12”
StarHIP 125737.690802h 41m 41s-47° 07’ 44”
StarHIP 130607.950602h 47m 51s-47° 54’ 51”
StarHIP 128556.69202h 45m 16s-46° 17’ 13”
StarHIP 138148.87902h 57m 49s-46° 33’ 32”

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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