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C/2019 B3 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2019 B3 (PANSTARRS) 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 B3 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 55866011h 27m 01s-38° 30’ 56”
StarHIP 556288.434411h 23m 46s-38° 29’ 21”
StarHIP 556968.898611h 24m 43s-39° 00’ 24”
StarHIP 557328.382611h 25m 09s-40° 26’ 43”
StarHIP 554568.04811h 21m 27s-38° 18’ 31”
StarHIP 558997.313811h 27m 29s-39° 52’ 35”
StarHIP 560816.64211h 29m 42s-38° 27’ 24”
StarHIP 555267.336411h 22m 21s-39° 06’ 17”
StarHIP 557635.783211h 25m 33s-37° 44’ 51”
StarHIP 561607.148411h 30m 43s-39° 14’ 07”
StarHIP 558417.857411h 26m 42s-38° 09’ 29”
StarHIP 560107.527211h 28m 42s-39° 49’ 14”
StarHIP 553588.946811h 20m 08s-38° 15’ 13”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2019 B3 (PANSTARRS)

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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