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Comet C/2019 E3 (ATLAS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2019 E3 (ATLAS) 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 E3 (ATLAS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 484958.978409h 53m 23s-34° 07’ 10”
StarHIP 489265.214209h 58m 52s-35° 53’ 27”
StarHIP 485877.258409h 54m 32s-34° 54’ 25”
StarHIP 486477.325809h 55m 11s-33° 21’ 47”
StarHIP 486467.15209h 55m 10s-33° 41’ 26”
StarHIP 489158.133409h 58m 43s-33° 40’ 01”
StarHIP 490327.849210h 00m 13s-35° 18’ 48”
StarHIP 490898.173410h 01m 10s-34° 37’ 48”
StarHIP 488928.684609h 58m 21s-36° 03’ 23”
StarHIP 485648.835809h 54m 17s-35° 47’ 30”
StarHIP 489598.947209h 59m 14s-33° 40’ 39”
StarHIP 483798.762809h 51m 44s-35° 16’ 04”
StarHIP 486258.430409h 54m 57s-35° 37’ 50”
StarHIP 487817.35109h 56m 58s-34° 49’ 32”
StarHIP 487485.702609h 56m 35s-33° 25’ 06”
StarHIP 481317.18609h 48m 45s-35° 01’ 12”
GalaxyNGC 308711.809h 59m 08s-34° 13’ 30”
GalaxyIC 253213.910h 00m 04s-34° 13’ 55”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2019 E3 (ATLAS)

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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