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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 84212017h 12m 51s-05° 07’ 25”
StarHIP 843978.02117h 15m 17s-07° 12’ 06”
StarHIP 844118.381617h 15m 25s-06° 30’ 31”
StarHIP 840468.938217h 10m 56s-05° 31’ 44”
StarHIP 845638.229817h 17m 11s-06° 47’ 07”
StarHIP 848318.199217h 20m 18s-05° 30’ 37”
StarHIP 848016.235417h 19m 59s-05° 55’ 01”
StarHIP 848668.710617h 20m 43s-07° 06’ 23”
StarHIP 845808.534617h 17m 21s-05° 07’ 50”
StarHIP 845245.967817h 16m 42s-06° 14’ 41”
StarHIP 840838.630217h 11m 22s-06° 37’ 52”

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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