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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 78029015h 55m 57s+10° 59’ 13”
StarHIP 786726.98116h 03m 39s+11° 26’ 01”
StarHIP 783948.667416h 00m 16s+11° 40’ 17”
StarHIP 786148.689416h 02m 58s+12° 10’ 09”
StarHIP 785068.202616h 01m 37s+12° 03’ 03”
StarHIP 783218.43115h 59m 30s+10° 29’ 00”
StarHIP 782758.55615h 58m 57s+12° 16’ 12”
StarHIP 784448.072616h 00m 51s+12° 28’ 35”
StarHIP 780528.338815h 56m 09s+11° 38’ 28”
StarHIP 779227.67515h 54m 49s+11° 30’ 54”
StarHIP 782237.99415h 58m 24s+12° 50’ 06”
StarHIP 780977.647215h 56m 45s+12° 28’ 40”
GalaxyIC 114913.715h 58m 08s+12° 04’ 13”
GalaxyNGC 600713.815h 53m 23s+11° 57’ 37”

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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