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C/2019 V1 (Borisov) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2019 V1 (Borisov) 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 V1 (Borisov) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 231327.920804h 58m 39s+34° 23’ 32”
StarHIP 230808.100604h 57m 58s+34° 16’ 06”
StarHIP 228987.088804h 55m 30s+32° 47’ 02”
StarHIP 230017.673204h 56m 51s+33° 58’ 37”
StarHIP 235578.345805h 03m 54s+32° 22’ 53”
StarHIP 228947.398804h 55m 28s+32° 09’ 17”
StarHIP 235788.840805h 04m 09s+33° 15’ 43”
StarHIP 231368.587404h 58m 42s+32° 24’ 13”
StarHIP 230152.532404h 56m 59s+33° 09’ 58”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2019 V1 (Borisov)

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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