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):

StarHIP 15465003h 19m 26s-01° 03’ 56”
StarHIP 149128.847403h 12m 25s-00° 50’ 55”
StarHIP 153835.310403h 18m 22s-00° 55’ 48”
StarHIP 155247.695403h 20m 02s-01° 35’ 31”
StarHIP 151748.42203h 15m 31s-00° 28’ 45”
StarHIP 150896.993403h 14m 36s-02° 19’ 58”
StarHIP 151588.559203h 15m 22s-01° 10’ 42”
StarHIP 154426.990403h 19m 01s-02° 50’ 34”
StarHIP 149545.018403h 12m 46s-01° 11’ 45”
StarHIP 157438.892803h 22m 51s-02° 03’ 32”
StarHIP 148948.21703h 12m 14s-00° 56’ 45”
GalaxyNGC 128913.503h 18m 49s-01° 58’ 22”
GalaxyNGC 126613.503h 16m 00s-02° 25’ 37”
GalaxyNGC 125312.303h 14m 09s-02° 49’ 20”
GalaxyNGC 130513.403h 21m 22s-02° 19’ 00”

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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