C/2019 K4 live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2019 K4 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 K4 (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 70957.264401h 31m 26s+38° 46’ 01”
StarHIP 68558.985601h 28m 07s+37° 36’ 10”
StarHIP 75948.071801h 37m 50s+38° 01’ 20”
StarHIP 72048.077201h 32m 50s+38° 07’ 17”
StarHIP 67527.487401h 26m 53s+37° 29’ 32”
StarHIP 77278.579201h 39m 29s+38° 50’ 27”
StarHIP 70338.696401h 30m 36s+38° 46’ 45”
StarHIP 76717.66401h 38m 46s+38° 39’ 07”
StarHIP 73215.904401h 34m 16s+37° 14’ 13”
StarHIP 74657.71901h 36m 09s+37° 36’ 26”
StarHIP 73318.255201h 34m 23s+38° 50’ 44”
StarHIP 70748.55201h 31m 09s+39° 23’ 25”
StarHIP 71577.235601h 32m 15s+38° 16’ 18”
StarHIP 75728.18401h 37m 32s+38° 30’ 58”
StarHIP 72858.626401h 33m 52s+37° 20’ 05”
StarHIP 67537.981201h 26m 53s+37° 17’ 47”
StarHIP 68727.509801h 28m 25s+37° 04’ 14”
GalaxyNGC 55113.501h 27m 40s+37° 10’ 59”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2019 K4

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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