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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 896637.692618h 17m 51s-67° 21’ 25”
StarHIP 883837.678218h 02m 54s-67° 51’ 07”
StarHIP 893168.200218h 13m 28s-67° 48’ 30”
StarHIP 896746.327218h 18m 00s-68° 13’ 45”
StarHIP 876677.413817h 54m 25s-68° 39’ 28”
StarHIP 882368.05118h 01m 06s-69° 14’ 00”
StarHIP 885948.943418h 05m 21s-69° 28’ 28”
StarHIP 897378.040818h 18m 46s-69° 35’ 56”
StarHIP 894078.961418h 14m 43s-69° 44’ 28”
StarHIP 888887.879618h 08m 45s-70° 04’ 46”

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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