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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 492646.491810h 03m 23s-33° 14’ 17”
StarHIP 494346.970610h 05m 32s-33° 23’ 31”
StarHIP 495138.192610h 06m 33s-35° 10’ 48”
StarHIP 489158.133409h 58m 43s-33° 40’ 01”
StarHIP 490327.849210h 00m 13s-35° 18’ 48”
StarHIP 491657.06610h 02m 00s-34° 10’ 25”
StarHIP 490898.173410h 01m 10s-34° 37’ 48”
StarHIP 489468.132209h 59m 08s-33° 31’ 01”
StarHIP 489598.947209h 59m 14s-33° 40’ 39”
StarHIP 493847.586210h 04m 55s-35° 09’ 03”
StarHIP 487817.35109h 56m 58s-34° 49’ 32”
StarHIP 487485.702609h 56m 35s-33° 25’ 06”
StarHIP 494286.487810h 05m 26s-34° 52’ 57”
StarHIP 496707.195810h 08m 23s-35° 00’ 49”
GalaxyNGC 308711.809h 59m 08s-34° 13’ 30”
GalaxyIC 253413.410h 01m 30s-34° 06’ 41”
GalaxyNGC 312013.510h 05m 22s-34° 13’ 13”
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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