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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 489338.341809h 58m 59s+43° 27’ 07”
StarHIP 490197.307810h 00m 03s+42° 19’ 00”
StarHIP 487468.767209h 56m 33s+43° 58’ 55”
StarHIP 495348.119810h 06m 51s+42° 17’ 19”
StarHIP 488758.199609h 58m 07s+41° 35’ 42”
StarHIP 493528.356410h 04m 28s+42° 22’ 30”
StarHIP 485938.861809h 54m 34s+43° 48’ 05”
StarHIP 492687.085610h 03m 24s+42° 00’ 33”
StarHIP 491198.153410h 01m 31s+42° 59’ 56”
StarHIP 485768.871609h 54m 27s+43° 16’ 46”

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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