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C/2020 F5 (MASTER) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 F5 (MASTER) 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 F5 (MASTER) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 72721014h 52m 05s-79° 40’ 46”
StarHIP 735768.778615h 02m 17s-80° 16’ 39”
StarHIP 746636.590815h 15m 27s-79° 08’ 11”
StarHIP 739858.53615h 07m 10s-78° 20’ 18”
StarHIP 733728.678614h 59m 39s-78° 30’ 39”
StarHIP 712096.552414h 33m 46s-79° 57’ 18”
StarHIP 749177.014215h 18m 35s-78° 28’ 19”
StarHIP 740916.824615h 08m 30s-80° 18’ 49”
StarHIP 722337.820214h 46m 19s-79° 07’ 11”
StarHIP 730437.359214h 55m 39s-78° 52’ 58”
StarHIP 744568.24215h 12m 55s-79° 43’ 06”
StarHIP 711398.744214h 32m 56s-79° 28’ 48”
StarHIP 715507.878614h 38m 02s-79° 59’ 45”
StarHIP 742407.34915h 10m 18s-79° 36’ 46”
StarHIP 734298.669615h 00m 22s-77° 56’ 04”
StarHIP 723703.670414h 47m 51s-79° 02’ 40”
StarHIP 738347.63815h 05m 22s-78° 10’ 01”
StarHIP 756927.499615h 27m 47s-79° 18’ 22”
GalaxyIC 444813.914h 40m 27s-78° 48’ 37”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 F5 (MASTER)

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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