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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 104488021h 10m 00s-53° 03’ 16”
StarHIP 1054038.18521h 20m 58s-51° 50’ 23”
StarHIP 1054048.821821h 20m 59s-52° 28’ 39”
StarHIP 1049785.722221h 15m 45s-53° 15’ 46”
StarHIP 1049508.448221h 15m 33s-51° 00’ 45”
StarHIP 1054508.498821h 21m 30s-53° 21’ 02”
StarHIP 1052868.880421h 19m 33s-53° 36’ 43”
StarHIP 1058288.527821h 26m 04s-53° 08’ 29”
StarHIP 1055777.682221h 23m 02s-51° 56’ 32”
StarHIP 1054396.702221h 21m 23s-51° 45’ 08”
StarHIP 1046218.94821h 11m 35s-52° 09’ 46”
StarHIP 1053888.601421h 20m 49s-53° 02’ 02”
StarHIP 1050318.81221h 16m 26s-53° 00’ 15”
StarHIP 1057288.72621h 24m 50s-52° 43’ 37”
StarHIP 1053194.360421h 19m 51s-53° 26’ 57”
StarHIP 1046047.038421h 11m 22s-52° 20’ 21”
StarHIP 1060046.657221h 28m 10s-52° 18’ 08”
StarHIP 1058348.39621h 26m 07s-51° 44’ 54”
StarHIP 1055017.16421h 22m 04s-51° 52’ 31”
StarHIP 1047217.3621h 12m 47s-51° 30’ 48”

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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