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C/2020 S8 (Lemmon) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 S8 (Lemmon) 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 S8 (Lemmon) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 524684.394610h 43m 32s-60° 33’ 59”
StarHIP 519347.029810h 36m 32s-59° 11’ 25”
StarHIP 519407.539810h 36m 39s-59° 10’ 04”
StarHIP 515968.32410h 32m 22s-59° 36’ 14”
StarHIP 526796.272810h 46m 17s-60° 36’ 10”
StarHIP 525628.266410h 44m 47s-59° 24’ 48”
StarHIP 520045.451810h 37m 27s-58° 44’ 00”
StarHIP 530296.79910h 50m 58s-59° 57’ 26”
StarHIP 524118.76710h 42m 50s-58° 18’ 28”
StarHIP 525228.504210h 44m 21s-58° 24’ 03”
StarHIP 528276.006810h 48m 05s-59° 55’ 09”
StarHIP 525266.28210h 44m 22s-59° 59’ 35”
StarHIP 516017.740610h 32m 27s-59° 51’ 56”
StarHIP 526287.28410h 45m 44s-59° 24’ 28”
StarHIP 514088.551810h 29m 59s-59° 55’ 27”
StarHIP 515868.46910h 32m 13s-59° 50’ 55”
StarHIP 521338.370410h 39m 02s-58° 48’ 56”
StarHIP 524448.504210h 43m 15s-60° 12’ 04”
StarHIP 520467.923410h 38m 07s-60° 32’ 56”
StarHIP 521024.535410h 38m 45s-59° 10’ 58”
StarHIP 523086.383810h 41m 17s-59° 40’ 36”
StarHIP 525587.37310h 44m 45s-59° 33’ 54”
StarHIP 516468.318210h 33m 06s-59° 46’ 44”
StarHIP 524055.378610h 42m 40s-59° 12’ 56”
StarHIP 529225.921810h 49m 24s-59° 19’ 25”
StarHIP 521275.830810h 38m 59s-58° 49’ 00”
StarHIP 516818.867210h 33m 30s-60° 07’ 40”
StarHIP 521067.938210h 38m 45s-59° 10’ 45”
StarHIP 528066.47710h 47m 44s-59° 52’ 30”
StarHIP 524886.453610h 43m 52s-60° 07’ 04”
StarHIP 519124.959810h 36m 20s-59° 33’ 51”
StarHIP 521036.479810h 38m 45s-59° 15’ 44”
StarHIP 529917.217810h 50m 26s-59° 58’ 56”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 S8 (Lemmon)

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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