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C/2020 J1 (SONEAR) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 J1 (SONEAR) 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 J1 (SONEAR) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 917018.598818h 42m 02s-64° 19’ 22”
StarHIP 934638.304419h 02m 05s-64° 53’ 29”
StarHIP 933588.061619h 00m 57s-66° 24’ 10”
StarHIP 928448.029218h 55m 06s-64° 19’ 26”
StarHIP 920244.760418h 45m 26s-64° 52’ 15”
StarHIP 927078.349818h 53m 26s-64° 53’ 50”
StarHIP 917118.042218h 42m 09s-64° 29’ 55”
StarHIP 929907.307218h 56m 40s-65° 28’ 34”
StarHIP 915118.31818h 39m 47s-65° 53’ 21”
StarHIP 931516.812818h 58m 28s-64° 00’ 04”
StarHIP 933738.541419h 01m 05s-66° 11’ 30”
StarHIP 915347.575818h 40m 03s-64° 43’ 32”
StarHIP 918545.666618h 43m 37s-64° 33’ 04”
StarHIP 917336.335818h 42m 22s-64° 38’ 34”
StarHIP 930527.57718h 57m 16s-66° 19’ 54”
StarHIP 921217.845218h 46m 31s-64° 02’ 28”
StarHIP 935077.55319h 02m 37s-64° 55’ 28”
StarHIP 914567.414618h 39m 11s-64° 51’ 47”
StarHIP 923787.880418h 49m 32s-64° 47’ 24”
StarHIP 921486.864618h 46m 52s-65° 14’ 58”
StarHIP 922945.689618h 48m 37s-65° 04’ 38”
GalaxyIC 479014.018h 56m 31s-64° 55’ 41”
GalaxyIC 480113.618h 59m 38s-64° 40’ 27”
GalaxyNGC 672213.619h 03m 39s-64° 53’ 40”
GalaxyNGC 6684A13.218h 52m 22s-64° 49’ 53”
GalaxyNGC 668411.318h 48m 57s-65° 10’ 26”
GalaxyIC 474513.918h 42m 35s-64° 56’ 35”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 J1 (SONEAR)

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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