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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 10668002h 17m 16s+26° 17’ 05”
StarHIP 10682002h 17m 26s+27° 08’ 16”
StarHIP 10770002h 18m 35s+29° 06’ 47”
StarHIP 109337.429802h 20m 49s+28° 44’ 09”
StarHIP 111268.152802h 23m 12s+26° 40’ 56”
StarHIP 107935.294602h 18m 56s+28° 38’ 33”
StarHIP 106806.945602h 17m 25s+28° 44’ 42”
StarHIP 106797.687602h 17m 24s+28° 44’ 31”
StarHIP 109428.031602h 20m 56s+27° 21’ 35”
StarHIP 110798.366402h 22m 39s+27° 38’ 28”
StarHIP 109297.63302h 20m 46s+28° 31’ 24”
StarHIP 105158.379402h 15m 29s+28° 48’ 56”
StarHIP 107146.504602h 17m 57s+29° 00’ 26”
StarHIP 112827.632402h 25m 18s+27° 41’ 01”
StarHIP 105828.461202h 16m 12s+27° 01’ 37”
StarHIP 104466.260202h 14m 37s+28° 41’ 29”
StarHIP 112397.43202h 24m 40s+27° 39’ 34”
StarHIP 105108.067802h 15m 27s+27° 21’ 27”
GalaxyNGC 85513.302h 14m 03s+27° 52’ 37”
GalaxyIC 22113.802h 22m 40s+28° 15’ 23”

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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