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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 94312019h 11m 46s-31° 07’ 45”
StarHIP 94595019h 15m 01s-32° 24’ 59”
StarHIP 936675.494619h 04m 25s-31° 02’ 49”
StarHIP 940258.001619h 08m 33s-31° 05’ 40”
StarHIP 936858.145819h 04m 41s-31° 22’ 21”
StarHIP 939557.867419h 07m 49s-32° 34’ 47”
StarHIP 943677.96319h 12m 25s-33° 03’ 43”
StarHIP 941088.833419h 09m 24s-30° 38’ 41”
StarHIP 940207.676219h 08m 31s-30° 58’ 21”
StarHIP 937998.212819h 06m 09s-31° 41’ 42”
StarHIP 942178.804819h 10m 48s-32° 23’ 31”
StarHIP 939318.45819h 07m 36s-31° 40’ 17”
StarHIP 944538.011419h 13m 25s-31° 41’ 32”
StarHIP 937428.6219h 05m 18s-33° 01’ 04”
StarHIP 940778.731419h 09m 04s-32° 52’ 53”

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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