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C/2020 P1 (NEOWISE) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 P1 (NEOWISE) 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 P1 (NEOWISE) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 630566.836212h 55m 11s+03° 02’ 57”
StarHIP 629248.71712h 53m 42s+02° 39’ 46”
StarHIP 634558.706213h 00m 08s+02° 23’ 02”
StarHIP 634877.340613h 00m 30s+03° 36’ 14”
StarHIP 635607.350613h 01m 30s+01° 31’ 13”
StarHIP 630903.274212h 55m 36s+03° 23’ 51”
StarHIP 630377.94512h 55m 02s+02° 19’ 55”
StarHIP 632356.873612h 57m 26s+01° 25’ 40”
StarHIP 629668.400812h 54m 10s+02° 38’ 00”
GalaxyNGC 490012.013h 00m 39s+02° 30’ 02”
GalaxyNGC 484512.112h 58m 01s+01° 34’ 29”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 P1 (NEOWISE)

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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