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C/2020 Y2 (ATLAS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2020 Y2 (ATLAS) 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 Y2 (ATLAS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 30888006h 29m 01s-45° 21’ 56”
StarHIP 316478.054406h 37m 25s-44° 58’ 33”
StarHIP 307328.50406h 27m 23s-44° 10’ 12”
StarHIP 314788.29706h 35m 34s-45° 04’ 19”
StarHIP 309278.557806h 29m 27s-44° 34’ 28”
StarHIP 312478.036606h 33m 13s-45° 22’ 42”
StarHIP 312708.570606h 33m 27s-45° 03’ 49”
StarHIP 311617.06506h 32m 19s-45° 18’ 36”
StarHIP 303378.331806h 22m 51s-45° 55’ 13”
StarHIP 311867.278606h 32m 36s-44° 13’ 15”
StarHIP 302996.853406h 22m 23s-45° 57’ 37”
StarHIP 308318.937206h 28m 35s-44° 20’ 53”
StarHIP 303396.608806h 22m 55s-45° 37’ 44”
StarHIP 312178.86906h 32m 55s-44° 19’ 18”
StarHIP 308737.588406h 28m 52s-45° 46’ 39”
StarHIP 307788.374606h 28m 02s-45° 37’ 09”
StarHIP 306967.921806h 26m 59s-44° 07’ 22”
StarHIP 302068.79106h 21m 19s-44° 46’ 25”
StarHIP 305278.929606h 25m 00s-46° 29’ 51”
StarHIP 301997.693406h 21m 11s-44° 45’ 30”
StarHIP 306727.681806h 26m 43s-44° 04’ 03”
StarHIP 307978.599606h 28m 16s-45° 41’ 29”
StarHIP 304397.809606h 23m 57s-45° 56’ 52”
StarHIP 315738.932606h 36m 28s-44° 39’ 04”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2020 Y2 (ATLAS)

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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