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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 68020013h 55m 44s-25° 59’ 45”
StarHIP 678347.500813h 53m 42s-26° 42’ 26”
StarHIP 684346.701814h 00m 36s-26° 15’ 57”
StarHIP 683905.728214h 00m 00s-25° 00’ 36”
StarHIP 682246.298213h 57m 58s-25° 59’ 53”
StarHIP 680288.489413h 55m 48s-25° 36’ 54”
StarHIP 679847.752813h 55m 19s-26° 25’ 56”
StarHIP 682898.852213h 58m 45s-26° 40’ 15”
StarHIP 682695.20813h 58m 31s-24° 58’ 19”
GalaxyESO 510-913.913h 54m 18s-26° 52’ 18”
GalaxyESO 510-1313.413h 55m 04s-26° 46’ 48”
GalaxyESO 510-1013.713h 54m 18s-26° 53’ 36”
GalaxyIC 435013.713h 57m 13s-25° 14’ 43”

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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