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C/2019 F1 (ATLAS-Africano) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2019 F1 (ATLAS-Africano) 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 F1 (ATLAS-Africano) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 1051787.225621h 18m 25s-73° 01’ 35”
StarHIP 1080418.613421h 53m 20s-73° 43’ 30”
StarHIP 1070818.433621h 41m 19s-72° 32’ 44”
StarHIP 1063607.719821h 32m 30s-73° 53’ 34”
StarHIP 1059748.869221h 27m 46s-73° 12’ 10”
StarHIP 1080778.822421h 53m 50s-73° 38’ 45”
StarHIP 1052628.997421h 19m 18s-73° 17’ 54”
StarHIP 1067988.39521h 37m 54s-74° 59’ 39”
StarHIP 1061908.987821h 30m 32s-74° 11’ 27”
StarHIP 1054808.439821h 21m 50s-73° 51’ 19”
StarHIP 1070226.995221h 40m 30s-74° 04’ 29”
StarHIP 1057817.24121h 25m 24s-72° 35’ 43”
StarHIP 1069208.288221h 39m 14s-74° 28’ 54”
StarHIP 1080108.400421h 52m 56s-74° 08’ 35”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2019 F1 (ATLAS-Africano)

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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