C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) 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/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 817138.236416h 41m 26s-24° 24’ 08”
StarHIP 817738.368216h 42m 09s-24° 49’ 08”
StarHIP 817286.04516h 41m 36s-24° 28’ 04”
StarHIP 816248.825616h 40m 17s-23° 53’ 45”
StarHIP 812658.645616h 35m 52s-25° 22’ 53”
StarHIP 811388.13716h 34m 12s-25° 00’ 03”
StarHIP 814858.616h 38m 33s-24° 07’ 55”
StarHIP 810978.567816h 33m 51s-24° 17’ 25”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

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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