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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 729936.823814h 55m 01s+14° 58’ 45”
StarHIP 728147.017614h 52m 56s+15° 07’ 56”
StarHIP 733267.907614h 59m 02s+15° 04’ 44”
StarHIP 728466.45314h 53m 23s+15° 42’ 18”
StarHIP 735936.959415h 02m 33s+16° 03’ 17”
StarHIP 733957.093414h 59m 57s+14° 50’ 00”
StarHIP 730875.907214h 56m 13s+14° 26’ 46”
StarHIP 732146.87114h 57m 47s+15° 03’ 31”
StarHIP 729767.113214h 54m 49s+15° 19’ 31”
StarHIP 737218.832615h 04m 10s+14° 45’ 29”
StarHIP 732536.66114h 58m 16s+14° 02’ 15”
StarHIP 736738.065415h 03m 34s+15° 25’ 17”
StarHIP 735748.096215h 02m 15s+15° 05’ 05”
StarHIP 735438.723815h 01m 52s+15° 47’ 18”
StarHIP 734828.184615h 01m 02s+16° 09’ 33”

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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