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C/2020 O2 (Amaral) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 O2 (Amaral) 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 O2 (Amaral) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 891267.299418h 11m 23s+29° 54’ 32”
StarHIP 888487.632418h 08m 15s+29° 41’ 28”
StarHIP 886007.084818h 05m 26s+28° 41’ 07”
StarHIP 883878.024618h 02m 55s+30° 21’ 01”
StarHIP 884716.74118h 03m 53s+30° 22’ 40”
StarHIP 888217.060218h 07m 51s+29° 49’ 04”
StarHIP 891348.6118h 11m 26s+30° 07’ 31”
StarHIP 887455.019218h 07m 01s+30° 33’ 42”
StarHIP 890527.817418h 10m 34s+29° 04’ 46”
StarHIP 883566.543618h 02m 34s+30° 33’ 19”
StarHIP 889238.792418h 09m 06s+31° 01’ 16”
StarHIP 885626.922218h 04m 59s+29° 04’ 51”
StarHIP 890907.742218h 10m 58s+31° 15’ 05”
StarHIP 891307.615818h 11m 24s+29° 40’ 13”
StarHIP 892918.86318h 13m 14s+30° 48’ 58”
StarHIP 889456.785818h 09m 21s+29° 57’ 05”
StarHIP 890147.824618h 10m 02s+30° 50’ 25”
StarHIP 887943.843618h 07m 32s+28° 45’ 44”
StarHIP 888477.447418h 08m 12s+30° 59’ 55”
StarHIP 887178.73518h 06m 40s+30° 15’ 34”
StarHIP 889296.232618h 09m 10s+30° 28’ 09”
StarHIP 891858.285618h 12m 04s+29° 42’ 58”
GalaxyNGC 657514.018h 10m 57s+31° 07’ 02”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 O2 (Amaral)

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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