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C/2020 N1 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 N1 (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 N1 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 37294007h 39m 27s-02° 09’ 00”
StarHIP 381118.325607h 48m 36s-00° 44’ 39”
StarHIP 382558.365607h 50m 11s-02° 41’ 31”
StarHIP 375698.297407h 42m 38s-02° 41’ 02”
StarHIP 374558.103607h 41m 18s-01° 32’ 30”
StarHIP 381688.409607h 49m 14s-01° 40’ 45”
StarHIP 373507.611607h 39m 59s-01° 52’ 28”
StarHIP 378317.603407h 45m 21s-00° 30’ 48”
StarHIP 377128.242807h 44m 10s-03° 15’ 04”
StarHIP 376547.1807h 43m 36s-01° 20’ 53”
StarHIP 382807.965407h 50m 34s-01° 36’ 35”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 N1 (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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