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C/2020 H3 (Wierzchos) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 H3 (Wierzchos) 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 H3 (Wierzchos) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 981907.762219h 57m 12s+44° 15’ 40”
StarHIP 980017.356219h 54m 58s+41° 52’ 15”
StarHIP 985587.549820h 01m 13s+43° 02’ 37”
StarHIP 978618.3519h 53m 11s+42° 38’ 07”
StarHIP 982838.326819h 58m 10s+42° 31’ 39”
StarHIP 978938.417419h 53m 35s+44° 14’ 35”
StarHIP 981567.905419h 56m 50s+44° 16’ 16”
StarHIP 984078.571819h 59m 41s+43° 36’ 16”
StarHIP 985668.508820h 01m 16s+43° 26’ 34”
StarHIP 985727.562620h 01m 21s+43° 13’ 39”
StarHIP 982536.41219h 57m 56s+42° 15’ 38”
StarHIP 976177.040219h 50m 25s+43° 39’ 40”
StarHIP 984596.96120h 00m 15s+42° 13’ 04”
StarHIP 975478.474619h 49m 37s+42° 54’ 34”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 H3 (Wierzchos)

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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