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C/2019 K5 live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2019 K5 (Young) 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 K5 (Young) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 16227003h 29m 03s+01° 40’ 07”
StarHIP 169137.21403h 37m 38s+01° 07’ 21”
StarHIP 164218.82903h 31m 25s+02° 39’ 44”
StarHIP 166758.51303h 34m 34s+00° 40’ 49”
StarHIP 163348.958203h 30m 34s+02° 04’ 47”
StarHIP 160867.388403h 27m 13s+02° 16’ 48”
StarHIP 167288.579403h 35m 13s+01° 46’ 46”
StarHIP 165157.687203h 32m 38s+03° 08’ 59”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2019 K5 (Young)

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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