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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):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 26554005h 38m 47s+36° 09’ 03”
StarHIP 260768.203405h 33m 41s+36° 27’ 34”
StarHIP 262908.962805h 35m 55s+35° 30’ 27”
StarHIP 260716.269405h 33m 38s+34° 43’ 32”
StarHIP 265608.049805h 38m 52s+35° 04’ 41”
StarHIP 264348.010205h 37m 32s+37° 05’ 11”
StarHIP 261188.35205h 34m 12s+34° 38’ 00”
StarHIP 259438.857405h 32m 11s+34° 56’ 24”
StarHIP 259408.729805h 32m 09s+36° 00’ 00”
StarHIP 268386.819205h 41m 56s+35° 37’ 52”
StarHIP 259067.79405h 31m 45s+34° 52’ 54”
StarHIP 263978.154605h 37m 08s+34° 48’ 43”
StarHIP 262628.75705h 35m 35s+35° 03’ 34”
StarHIP 263078.453205h 36m 09s+36° 14’ 50”
StarHIP 264827.12505h 37m 57s+35° 36’ 15”
StarHIP 257336.834805h 29m 42s+35° 22’ 30”
StarHIP 263858.121405h 37m 04s+37° 02’ 42”
StarHIP 259018.276605h 31m 43s+35° 29’ 28”
StarHIP 258757.277605h 31m 24s+36° 46’ 44”
StarHIP 259957.140605h 32m 53s+36° 19’ 12”
StarHIP 259578.346205h 32m 17s+35° 37’ 56”
StarHIP 257356.75505h 29m 43s+35° 06’ 31”

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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