C/2019 J2 (Palomar) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2019 J2 (Palomar) 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 J2 (Palomar) (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 617205.746212h 39m 03s-30° 25’ 20”
StarHIP 607788.1612h 27m 28s-30° 05’ 06”
StarHIP 609627.547612h 29m 48s-29° 18’ 43”
StarHIP 610038.208812h 30m 10s-30° 33’ 08”
StarHIP 616528.506212h 38m 17s-30° 45’ 27”
StarHIP 614528.136212h 35m 35s-30° 05’ 05”
StarHIP 612098.701212h 32m 33s-31° 17’ 24”
StarHIP 613998.953212h 34m 53s-31° 24’ 55”
StarHIP 611336.62512h 31m 38s-30° 58’ 54”
StarHIP 613828.80612h 34m 43s-31° 52’ 33”
StarHIP 612326.691812h 32m 50s-30° 02’ 41”
StarHIP 610827.851412h 31m 08s-31° 38’ 08”
StarHIP 609588.509212h 29m 44s-31° 08’ 56”
StarHIP 616038.102612h 37m 24s-31° 32’ 14”
StarHIP 610647.429612h 30m 55s-30° 40’ 39”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2019 J2 (Palomar)

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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