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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 392688.255608h 01m 47s+05° 12’ 04”
StarHIP 39280708h 01m 55s+04° 32’ 29”
StarHIP 395828.549208h 05m 18s+05° 25’ 07”
StarHIP 395407.838608h 04m 47s+06° 11’ 09”
StarHIP 394537.74708h 03m 52s+06° 19’ 24”
StarHIP 389467.11407h 58m 06s+05° 00’ 40”
StarHIP 396358.776608h 05m 59s+06° 00’ 00”
StarHIP 390377.14207h 59m 12s+05° 15’ 05”
StarHIP 394587.86808h 03m 55s+03° 23’ 55”
StarHIP 392135.648208h 01m 13s+04° 52’ 47”
StarHIP 395917.164608h 05m 24s+05° 49’ 39”
StarHIP 394718.509208h 04m 03s+04° 01’ 32”
StarHIP 397898.142208h 07m 50s+05° 08’ 13”
StarHIP 395538.031208h 04m 56s+04° 01’ 56”
StarHIP 398487.462408h 08m 27s+05° 22’ 00”
StarHIP 390757.61807h 59m 41s+04° 53’ 13”
StarHIP 389876.984407h 58m 45s+05° 37’ 23”
StarHIP 395447.73808h 04m 51s+04° 08’ 29”
StarHIP 397868.508408h 07m 49s+04° 00’ 21”
StarHIP 393257.59508h 02m 26s+04° 09’ 08”
GalaxyUGC 422813.708h 06m 47s+05° 18’ 28”

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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