C/2020 K5 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 K5 (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 K5 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 89751018h 18m 56s-21° 02’ 18”
StarHIP 902894.72218h 25m 21s-20° 32’ 29”
StarHIP 901307.678818h 23m 34s-21° 39’ 50”
StarHIP 897448.60418h 18m 53s-21° 27’ 39”
StarHIP 898937.86618h 20m 32s-20° 12’ 58”
StarHIP 901137.462618h 23m 19s-20° 39’ 13”
StarHIP 900297.123418h 22m 10s-22° 14’ 19”
StarHIP 905168.56918h 28m 10s-21° 14’ 19”
StarHIP 905158.914818h 28m 08s-20° 48’ 06”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 K5 (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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