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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):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 285858.992806h 02m 04s-06° 48’ 56”
StarHIP 286388.427806h 02m 50s-05° 03’ 28”
StarHIP 288838.462406h 05m 53s-05° 03’ 38”
StarHIP 282958.982405h 58m 49s-05° 32’ 33”
StarHIP 286298.9506h 02m 39s-04° 15’ 03”
StarHIP 292018.547806h 09m 33s-05° 04’ 00”
StarHIP 288976.725206h 06m 02s-05° 52’ 48”
StarHIP 291208.118206h 08m 26s-05° 20’ 22”
StarHIP 288638.904606h 05m 34s-04° 47’ 04”
StarHIP 288708.640406h 05m 42s-06° 06’ 39”
StarHIP 286908.057406h 03m 26s-06° 23’ 40”
StarHIP 289856.566806h 06m 58s-06° 12’ 09”
StarHIP 284468.450406h 00m 22s-05° 13’ 25”
StarHIP 291158.925206h 08m 23s-06° 32’ 55”
StarHIP 283917.085205h 59m 48s-06° 35’ 50”
StarHIP 288898.322206h 05m 57s-06° 37’ 50”
StarHIP 292106.133406h 09m 36s-05° 42’ 41”
StarHIP 290268.958206h 07m 27s-05° 23’ 24”
StarHIP 287445.256206h 04m 13s-06° 42’ 32”
StarHIP 285956.399806h 02m 08s-05° 08’ 12”
StarHIP 288097.98106h 04m 56s-05° 20’ 34”

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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