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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 882746.413618h 01m 34s-85° 12’ 52”
StarHIP 879317.188817h 57m 44s-83° 14’ 07”
StarHIP 882098.485818h 00m 47s-84° 24’ 20”
StarHIP 860728.43217h 35m 27s-84° 41’ 48”
StarHIP 828538.92516h 55m 57s-83° 13’ 05”
StarHIP 813678.141616h 37m 01s-84° 56’ 48”
StarHIP 888968.715818h 08m 52s-85° 05’ 03”
StarHIP 837518.62317h 07m 02s-84° 39’ 55”
StarHIP 827687.68416h 54m 55s-85° 00’ 35”
StarHIP 874147.571217h 51m 51s-84° 06’ 40”
StarHIP 833667.87717h 02m 18s-84° 18’ 13”
StarHIP 905096.487218h 28m 06s-84° 23’ 14”
GalaxyESO 9-1013.217h 39m 31s-85° 18’ 33”

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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