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):

StarHIP 502346.05510h 15m 20s-36° 31’ 03”
StarHIP 503117.319410h 16m 21s-36° 54’ 30”
StarHIP 506318.453610h 20m 30s-35° 52’ 29”
StarHIP 507088.339210h 21m 15s-37° 07’ 57”
StarHIP 497938.017610h 09m 49s-36° 45’ 18”
StarHIP 501688.596810h 14m 25s-35° 15’ 18”
StarHIP 499167.895410h 11m 31s-36° 47’ 54”
StarHIP 497728.948210h 09m 35s-35° 39’ 39”
StarHIP 498457.84310h 10m 38s-36° 35’ 40”
StarHIP 507238.646610h 21m 23s-35° 21’ 37”
StarHIP 502477.769410h 15m 34s-35° 28’ 46”
StarHIP 504926.174610h 18m 37s-36° 48’ 16”
StarHIP 504897.57410h 18m 34s-35° 45’ 54”
StarHIP 497696.111210h 09m 32s-35° 51’ 24”
StarHIP 499506.47710h 11m 53s-35° 19’ 29”
StarHIP 505108.208210h 18m 59s-36° 24’ 18”

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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