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C/2020 Q1 (Borisov) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 Q1 (Borisov) 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 Q1 (Borisov) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 97520019h 49m 14s+26° 47’ 38”
StarHIP 977177.18619h 51m 30s+27° 27’ 36”
StarHIP 976817.753819h 51m 04s+27° 43’ 00”
StarHIP 977698.140619h 52m 04s+28° 06’ 02”
StarHIP 975096.914819h 49m 08s+27° 43’ 55”
StarHIP 979037.776419h 53m 45s+26° 59’ 59”
StarHIP 983118.002419h 58m 32s+27° 30’ 34”
StarHIP 982487.56919h 57m 54s+27° 15’ 07”
StarHIP 975736.379219h 49m 55s+27° 05’ 06”
StarHIP 974267.577219h 48m 04s+27° 42’ 10”
StarHIP 978337.344419h 52m 50s+28° 59’ 33”
StarHIP 978676.873219h 53m 15s+28° 05’ 58”
StarHIP 982367.85119h 57m 47s+26° 22’ 23”
StarHIP 979698.207419h 54m 39s+27° 19’ 50”
StarHIP 978448.117419h 53m 00s+27° 14’ 59”
StarHIP 979156.855619h 53m 52s+26° 35’ 36”
StarHIP 980478.205819h 55m 25s+26° 42’ 47”
StarHIP 982128.736419h 57m 28s+26° 33’ 23”
StarHIP 982096.69119h 57m 23s+28° 41’ 38”
StarHIP 982387.635419h 57m 47s+26° 17’ 38”
StarHIP 981687.876419h 56m 59s+27° 48’ 58”
StarHIP 982967.793619h 58m 21s+28° 36’ 39”
StarHIP 975377.925619h 49m 26s+28° 36’ 36”
StarHIP 975726.451619h 49m 54s+28° 26’ 22”
StarHIP 975287.401219h 49m 19s+28° 34’ 44”
StarHIP 977417.665619h 51m 45s+26° 14’ 14”
StarHIP 979248.349619h 54m 02s+28° 23’ 15”
StarHIP 974206.830419h 48m 00s+27° 52’ 08”
StarHIP 977886.668419h 52m 15s+28° 15’ 07”
StarHIP 982637.965419h 57m 59s+27° 14’ 00”
StarHIP 977307.496219h 51m 37s+26° 13’ 32”
StarHIP 983716.714619h 59m 09s+27° 30’ 45”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 Q1 (Borisov)

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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