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C/2019 J3 (ATLAS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2019 J3 (ATLAS) 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 J3 (ATLAS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 574308.072411h 46m 24s+55° 20’ 29”
StarHIP 569357.740811h 40m 18s+55° 18’ 09”
StarHIP 579108.899611h 52m 40s+56° 46’ 55”
StarHIP 579778.12111h 53m 33s+56° 17’ 59”
StarHIP 576027.77611h 48m 35s+55° 32’ 23”
StarHIP 574775.126411h 46m 55s+55° 37’ 41”
StarHIP 571447.329611h 43m 10s+56° 01’ 11”
StarHIP 581248.06611h 55m 18s+56° 00’ 37”
StarHIP 578238.96611h 51m 28s+54° 32’ 20”
StarHIP 570456.127811h 41m 43s+55° 10’ 19”
StarHIP 581815.727811h 55m 58s+56° 35’ 54”
StarHIP 571358.82311h 42m 52s+55° 17’ 35”
StarHIP 581438.402411h 55m 28s+54° 46’ 45”
GalaxyNGC 391313.511h 50m 38s+55° 21’ 11”
GalaxyNGC 399013.511h 57m 36s+55° 27’ 33”
GalaxyPGC 3634714.011h 42m 23s+54° 49’ 20”
GalaxyNGC 389811.611h 49m 15s+56° 05’ 00”
GalaxyNGC 399811.611h 57m 56s+55° 27’ 15”
GalaxyNGC 392113.111h 51m 06s+55° 04’ 39”
GalaxyNGC 380413.611h 40m 54s+56° 12’ 10”
GalaxyNGC 378012.211h 39m 23s+56° 16’ 14”
GalaxyNGC 388812.711h 47m 33s+55° 58’ 17”
GalaxyNGC 398211.911h 56m 28s+55° 07’ 27”
GalaxyNGC 397212.911h 55m 46s+55° 19’ 05”
GalaxyNGC 3846A13.911h 44m 15s+55° 02’ 05”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2019 J3 (ATLAS)

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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