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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 767396.192215h 40m 15s-31° 12’ 49”
StarHIP 766003.662415h 38m 39s-29° 46’ 39”
StarHIP 768517.171815h 41m 33s-29° 17’ 58”
StarHIP 763708.944815h 35m 52s-29° 34’ 24”
StarHIP 761228.974415h 32m 49s-29° 34’ 39”
StarHIP 764968.782415h 37m 25s-29° 18’ 39”
StarHIP 761398.820415h 33m 07s-29° 39’ 35”
StarHIP 770647.292415h 44m 07s-30° 42’ 41”
StarHIP 765357.547215h 37m 51s-31° 15’ 07”
StarHIP 764998.13415h 37m 27s-31° 31’ 36”
StarHIP 762007.878815h 33m 53s-31° 01’ 08”
StarHIP 767548.57615h 40m 21s-29° 58’ 02”
StarHIP 770107.43215h 43m 26s-30° 32’ 05”
StarHIP 767068.788415h 39m 45s-30° 56’ 10”
StarHIP 760848.58915h 32m 20s-31° 08’ 33”
StarHIP 763187.660615h 35m 20s-29° 03’ 01”
GalaxyNGC 596813.115h 39m 56s-30° 33’ 11”

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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