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C/2019 K7 (Smith) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2019 K7 (Smith) 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 K7 (Smith) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 103150020h 53m 57s-02° 45’ 54”
StarHIP 1029968.982420h 52m 01s-02° 15’ 40”
StarHIP 1033707.889420h 56m 34s-01° 03’ 48”
StarHIP 1032377.716420h 54m 54s-01° 22’ 32”
StarHIP 1032616.514220h 55m 08s-01° 22’ 23”
StarHIP 1036108.27620h 59m 31s-01° 28’ 04”
StarHIP 1032388.206420h 54m 55s-00° 42’ 10”
StarHIP 1030728.237420h 53m 01s-02° 14’ 40”
GalaxyUGC 1165713.820h 59m 47s-01° 53’ 12”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2019 K7 (Smith)

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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