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C/2020 T2 (Palomar) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar) 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 T2 (Palomar) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 113590023h 00m 23s-31° 07’ 07”
StarHIP 114176023h 07m 19s-32° 16’ 05”
StarHIP 1142068.904623h 07m 42s-30° 13’ 59”
StarHIP 1141918.527423h 07m 29s-31° 48’ 09”
StarHIP 1141778.502823h 07m 19s-32° 15’ 35”
StarHIP 1135417.805222h 59m 45s-31° 07’ 35”
StarHIP 1143318.41523h 09m 19s-32° 09’ 52”
StarHIP 1139297.808823h 04m 15s-33° 02’ 31”
StarHIP 1138786.703823h 03m 44s-30° 26’ 41”
StarHIP 1140478.895423h 05m 46s-33° 02’ 52”
StarHIP 1139597.81123h 04m 40s-32° 49’ 09”
StarHIP 1140227.970823h 05m 28s-30° 48’ 40”
StarHIP 1144478.249823h 10m 41s-32° 10’ 41”
StarHIP 1139358.530223h 04m 20s-30° 17’ 09”
StarHIP 1138387.892423h 03m 10s-31° 08’ 34”
StarHIP 1141158.18423h 06m 39s-30° 36’ 54”
StarHIP 1138867.907423h 03m 51s-32° 06’ 36”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar)

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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