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C/2020 N2 (ATLAS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 N2 (ATLAS) 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 N2 (ATLAS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 82926016h 56m 48s-39° 05’ 37”
StarHIP 831018.253416h 58m 53s-39° 33’ 32”
StarHIP 829366.984816h 56m 54s-40° 30’ 44”
StarHIP 837097.919217h 06m 29s-39° 18’ 18”
StarHIP 835988.44117h 05m 12s-41° 13’ 54”
StarHIP 839598.047817h 09m 43s-40° 13’ 18”
StarHIP 836078.006417h 05m 20s-41° 06’ 16”
StarHIP 830146.428416h 57m 50s-39° 06’ 56”
StarHIP 831047.338616h 58m 55s-39° 10’ 06”
StarHIP 838798.41517h 08m 38s-40° 50’ 59”
StarHIP 835838.908217h 04m 58s-38° 37’ 05”
StarHIP 834348.653817h 03m 09s-38° 30’ 43”
StarHIP 834577.328817h 03m 22s-40° 05’ 16”
StarHIP 836877.822617h 06m 11s-38° 37’ 30”
StarHIP 833798.983617h 02m 27s-41° 19’ 07”
StarHIP 834107.394817h 02m 53s-38° 27’ 36”
StarHIP 828327.072816h 55m 37s-39° 30’ 17”
StarHIP 835167.996617h 04m 05s-39° 04’ 17”
StarHIP 838867.640617h 08m 42s-39° 20’ 16”
StarHIP 830367.382616h 58m 06s-40° 21’ 09”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 N2 (ATLAS)

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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