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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):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 733088.474614h 58m 52s-15° 26’ 10”
StarHIP 726407.148414h 51m 03s-15° 01’ 38”
StarHIP 727697.680814h 52m 31s-15° 23’ 15”
StarHIP 730747.921214h 56m 02s-15° 39’ 23”
StarHIP 726222.735814h 50m 52s-16° 02’ 29”
StarHIP 727317.763414h 52m 12s-13° 30’ 18”
StarHIP 724178.717614h 48m 25s-15° 13’ 36”
StarHIP 724895.592814h 49m 19s-14° 08’ 56”
StarHIP 730647.543414h 55m 53s-13° 54’ 02”
StarHIP 726507.543214h 51m 14s-13° 36’ 25”
StarHIP 730328.966614h 55m 32s-15° 20’ 25”
StarHIP 726768.0114h 51m 34s-15° 04’ 54”
StarHIP 726035.112614h 50m 41s-15° 59’ 49”
GalaxyPGC 5285313.114h 47m 56s-14° 16’ 51”
GalaxyNGC 575612.414h 47m 33s-14° 51’ 14”

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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