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C/2020 S4 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 S4 (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 S4 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 31108006h 31m 39s+16° 06’ 52”
StarHIP 31635006h 37m 11s+17° 33’ 50”
StarHIP 315256.695406h 36m 02s+16° 47’ 49”
StarHIP 308198.257606h 28m 29s+16° 02’ 50”
StarHIP 316812.383606h 37m 42s+16° 23’ 57”
StarHIP 311647.170406h 32m 20s+15° 42’ 22”
StarHIP 311586.205606h 32m 18s+17° 47’ 03”
StarHIP 309547.545606h 29m 49s+17° 37’ 27”
StarHIP 314358.014206h 35m 12s+18° 03’ 55”
StarHIP 308156.154606h 28m 28s+16° 14’ 18”
StarHIP 309007.67706h 29m 09s+17° 29’ 47”
StarHIP 314038.413406h 34m 56s+16° 45’ 49”
StarHIP 315087.138806h 35m 53s+17° 41’ 33”
StarHIP 309417.799606h 29m 37s+16° 58’ 37”
StarHIP 312367.641806h 33m 05s+16° 56’ 55”
StarHIP 311006.827806h 31m 35s+16° 49’ 41”
StarHIP 311056.357806h 31m 37s+15° 54’ 12”
StarHIP 311566.83906h 32m 17s+17° 46’ 46”
StarHIP 308907.551206h 29m 03s+17° 44’ 44”
StarHIP 313966.514606h 34m 53s+16° 12’ 20”
StarHIP 313498.639206h 34m 23s+16° 04’ 30”
StarHIP 315037.476406h 35m 51s+17° 12’ 00”
StarHIP 311778.258406h 32m 31s+16° 32’ 03”
StarHIP 315748.838206h 36m 28s+15° 45’ 00”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 S4 (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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