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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 86131017h 36m 08s+44° 57’ 38”
StarHIP 861698.086617h 36m 31s+44° 43’ 23”
StarHIP 866218.414217h 41m 58s+44° 44’ 21”
StarHIP 863017.047417h 38m 03s+43° 35’ 56”
StarHIP 863027.450217h 38m 03s+45° 33’ 26”
StarHIP 859928.062417h 34m 30s+43° 30’ 03”
StarHIP 857367.996617h 31m 13s+43° 33’ 31”
StarHIP 856398.554617h 30m 05s+44° 31’ 08”
StarHIP 864226.863817h 39m 30s+44° 00’ 04”
StarHIP 860087.106417h 34m 41s+43° 23’ 50”
StarHIP 864538.945817h 39m 55s+44° 03’ 56”
StarHIP 856468.14217h 30m 11s+45° 38’ 38”
StarHIP 861668.563617h 36m 29s+45° 43’ 13”
StarHIP 859328.094417h 33m 41s+45° 18’ 35”
StarHIP 862518.019417h 37m 28s+45° 13’ 10”

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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