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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 785257.466816h 01m 52s+13° 28’ 20”
StarHIP 779788.219815h 55m 27s+14° 17’ 24”
StarHIP 780608.25815h 56m 14s+14° 45’ 03”
StarHIP 780758.882415h 56m 28s+13° 53’ 30”
StarHIP 788756.681216h 06m 02s+13° 19’ 15”
StarHIP 784467.301816h 00m 54s+13° 16’ 18”
StarHIP 788737.85416h 06m 01s+13° 19’ 45”
StarHIP 781325.428815h 57m 14s+14° 24’ 51”
StarHIP 786217.844416h 03m 02s+13° 59’ 29”
StarHIP 781958.284415h 57m 58s+14° 31’ 35”
StarHIP 784398.594216h 00m 49s+13° 33’ 35”
StarHIP 786888.966616h 03m 49s+14° 06’ 29”
StarHIP 787738.436216h 04m 56s+13° 08’ 09”
StarHIP 782237.99415h 58m 24s+12° 50’ 06”

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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