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C/2020 H2 (Pruyne) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 H2 (Pruyne) 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 H2 (Pruyne) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 376138.055207h 43m 05s+76° 45’ 36”
StarHIP 357717.7307h 22m 44s+77° 53’ 46”
StarHIP 372527.726407h 39m 02s+75° 47’ 11”
StarHIP 355068.460407h 19m 45s+77° 46’ 24”
StarHIP 341016.903807h 04m 15s+75° 24’ 40”
StarHIP 352708.41607h 17m 12s+75° 11’ 43”
StarHIP 366338.234807h 32m 01s+75° 20’ 00”
StarHIP 361597.377407h 26m 57s+75° 36’ 44”
StarHIP 342967.63907h 06m 35s+76° 10’ 18”
StarHIP 365557.186807h 31m 12s+76° 57’ 16”
StarHIP 369787.5607h 36m 02s+76° 50’ 00”
StarHIP 336944.40307h 00m 03s+76° 58’ 38”
StarHIP 356906.954607h 21m 50s+75° 05’ 22”
StarHIP 350428.858807h 14m 50s+75° 00’ 07”
GalaxyNGC 231413.207h 10m 32s+75° 19’ 37”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 H2 (Pruyne)

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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