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C/2020 K1 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 K1 (PANSTARRS) 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 K1 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 858598.780417h 32m 44s+56° 46’ 43”
StarHIP 854048.871417h 27m 09s+55° 22’ 43”
StarHIP 867818.99417h 43m 58s+55° 09’ 35”
StarHIP 861448.518417h 36m 14s+56° 41’ 41”
StarHIP 858294.830617h 32m 15s+55° 10’ 22”
StarHIP 851407.995617h 23m 57s+55° 16’ 45”
StarHIP 858194.859617h 32m 10s+55° 11’ 02”
StarHIP 862246.922417h 37m 14s+55° 44’ 27”
StarHIP 863447.82117h 38m 38s+55° 45’ 34”
StarHIP 854628.68117h 27m 52s+54° 21’ 08”
StarHIP 857597.20317h 31m 26s+54° 21’ 20”
StarHIP 866128.03217h 41m 55s+56° 03’ 57”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 K1 (PANSTARRS)

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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