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Comet C/2019 J2 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):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 20636.992600h 26m 06s+55° 29’ 27”
StarHIP 18348.7300h 23m 14s+55° 47’ 33”
StarHIP 17947.0800h 22m 47s+54° 38’ 43”
StarHIP 8668.275600h 10m 38s+56° 03’ 22”
StarHIP 15428.797400h 19m 13s+55° 58’ 17”
StarHIP 16446.654400h 20m 34s+56° 33’ 25”
StarHIP 20967.807400h 26m 30s+56° 06’ 47”
StarHIP 11397.513200h 14m 14s+55° 16’ 59”
StarHIP 8777.9800h 10m 46s+55° 20’ 34”
StarHIP 13637.60100h 17m 04s+56° 54’ 34”
StarHIP 11048.745200h 13m 46s+54° 27’ 52”
StarHIP 20098.9700h 25m 25s+56° 10’ 32”
StarHIP 10397.914600h 13m 00s+55° 51’ 32”
StarHIP 6417.77300h 07m 51s+55° 34’ 37”
StarHIP 12918.990800h 16m 10s+55° 52’ 04”
StarHIP 13297.359600h 16m 41s+54° 39’ 36”
StarHIP 15927.588800h 19m 53s+55° 42’ 51”
StarHIP 8718.976800h 10m 42s+54° 53’ 29”
StarHIP 18528.12100h 23m 24s+55° 48’ 07”
StarHIP 13817.932800h 17m 15s+54° 58’ 50”
StarHIP 20246.596400h 25m 41s+54° 59’ 39”
StarHIP 9457.741800h 11m 38s+55° 57’ 41”

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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