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C/2020 H6 (ATLAS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 H6 (ATLAS) 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 H6 (ATLAS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 672828.604413h 47m 21s-08° 30’ 09”
StarHIP 674718.93713h 49m 36s-09° 11’ 55”
StarHIP 673337.670213h 48m 02s-08° 01’ 28”
StarHIP 678557.621813h 53m 55s-08° 29’ 03”
StarHIP 675786.796413h 50m 50s-07° 47’ 03”
StarHIP 671458.545213h 45m 37s-09° 35’ 41”
StarHIP 677188.926613h 52m 20s-07° 51’ 59”
StarHIP 674027.646813h 48m 49s-08° 11’ 25”
StarHIP 672715.919413h 47m 13s-09° 42’ 33”
StarHIP 675537.179413h 50m 32s-07° 35’ 54”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 H6 (ATLAS)

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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