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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 63786013h 04m 25s+19° 58’ 18”
StarHIP 644747.231813h 12m 53s+19° 55’ 06”
StarHIP 642307.918413h 09m 49s+20° 39’ 13”
StarHIP 644496.431813h 12m 35s+18° 45’ 06”
StarHIP 641696.780613h 09m 05s+18° 37’ 32”
StarHIP 641428.635413h 08m 43s+18° 34’ 48”
StarHIP 643698.275613h 11m 35s+19° 48’ 56”
StarHIP 644298.146413h 12m 21s+18° 42’ 47”
StarHIP 638988.412813h 05m 43s+18° 32’ 19”
StarHIP 636018.569813h 02m 02s+18° 37’ 33”
StarHIP 640817.835413h 07m 54s+19° 55’ 58”
StarHIP 642208.289613h 09m 42s+20° 08’ 02”

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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