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):

StarHIP 75675015h 27m 39s+40° 51’ 55”
StarHIP 760414.990215h 31m 46s+40° 53’ 57”
StarHIP 751578.300415h 21m 32s+40° 09’ 50”
StarHIP 750998.482415h 20m 45s+41° 14’ 47”
StarHIP 751888.76315h 21m 53s+42° 36’ 09”
StarHIP 755888.648215h 26m 34s+40° 35’ 41”
StarHIP 756988.873215h 27m 52s+40° 41’ 33”
StarHIP 756318.323615h 27m 08s+41° 33’ 12”
StarHIP 754938.685415h 25m 16s+41° 59’ 39”
StarHIP 757937.779815h 29m 03s+41° 33’ 35”
StarHIP 750396.85115h 20m 02s+40° 59’ 01”
StarHIP 758967.902415h 30m 07s+40° 23’ 06”
StarHIP 759734.874415h 30m 55s+40° 49’ 59”
StarHIP 749617.783815h 19m 06s+41° 44’ 01”
GalaxyNGC 593013.015h 26m 07s+41° 40’ 37”
GalaxyUGC 985813.715h 26m 40s+40° 33’ 51”
GalaxyNGC 592313.815h 21m 14s+41° 43’ 33”

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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