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C/2019 B1 (Africano) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2019 B1 (Africano) 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/2019 B1 (Africano) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 276158.998405h 50m 50s+54° 01’ 57”
StarHIP 276727.528605h 51m 29s+55° 15’ 41”
StarHIP 267108.05905h 40m 35s+55° 05’ 57”
StarHIP 277648.157805h 52m 31s+56° 04’ 30”
StarHIP 281088.771405h 56m 26s+54° 26’ 00”
StarHIP 271328.374605h 45m 11s+54° 46’ 04”
StarHIP 271088.979405h 44m 55s+55° 42’ 55”
StarHIP 271777.866805h 45m 36s+54° 05’ 17”
StarHIP 273556.477405h 47m 37s+54° 29’ 40”
StarHIP 269977.219405h 43m 38s+55° 19’ 44”
StarHIP 270276.950805h 43m 58s+54° 51’ 53”
StarHIP 272495.919405h 46m 30s+56° 06’ 56”
StarHIP 265567.858205h 38m 48s+55° 44’ 52”
StarHIP 279494.959205h 54m 50s+55° 42’ 24”
StarHIP 274698.474605h 49m 03s+54° 01’ 57”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2019 B1 (Africano)

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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