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C/2019 L3 (ATLAS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2019 L3 (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 L3 (ATLAS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 178007.628603h 48m 37s+51° 49’ 24”
StarHIP 181007.739803h 52m 06s+50° 47’ 02”
StarHIP 174767.54203h 44m 41s+50° 32’ 34”
StarHIP 184535.24903h 56m 36s+50° 41’ 44”
StarHIP 180048.825403h 50m 57s+49° 28’ 27”
StarHIP 177137.545803h 47m 38s+50° 21’ 50”
StarHIP 177187.327603h 47m 40s+51° 31’ 44”
StarHIP 175418.191203h 45m 22s+49° 51’ 42”
StarHIP 173417.896603h 42m 41s+51° 10’ 24”
StarHIP 172318.155803h 41m 25s+50° 49’ 17”
StarHIP 178077.144403h 48m 39s+51° 22’ 33”
StarHIP 182158.550203h 53m 42s+50° 56’ 46”
StarHIP 178277.340803h 48m 54s+50° 50’ 25”
StarHIP 182828.003403h 54m 35s+49° 45’ 07”
StarHIP 182958.825603h 54m 44s+50° 20’ 47”
StarHIP 181607.913803h 52m 58s+51° 03’ 03”
StarHIP 180618.554603h 51m 37s+49° 47’ 05”
StarHIP 177726.194603h 48m 18s+50° 44’ 12”
StarHIP 176756.888803h 47m 10s+51° 42’ 23”
StarHIP 178698.18403h 49m 24s+50° 56’ 11”
StarHIP 173868.813803h 43m 23s+51° 20’ 40”
StarHIP 178338.733203h 48m 57s+50° 42’ 17”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2019 L3 (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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