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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 62323012h 46m 18s-41° 45’ 48”
StarHIP 625806.777812h 49m 22s-40° 46’ 31”
StarHIP 628368.487812h 52m 34s-40° 56’ 27”
StarHIP 628438.462612h 52m 44s-41° 11’ 04”
StarHIP 624938.719812h 48m 22s-43° 19’ 58”
StarHIP 621558.013612h 44m 20s-42° 04’ 47”
StarHIP 623138.882412h 46m 05s-42° 04’ 22”
StarHIP 620867.025212h 43m 30s-41° 19’ 18”
StarHIP 625627.775612h 49m 07s-42° 38’ 03”
StarHIP 625328.979212h 48m 51s-41° 04’ 05”
StarHIP 621518.61712h 44m 18s-42° 47’ 24”
StarHIP 623817.740212h 47m 03s-43° 15’ 52”
StarHIP 622428.655612h 45m 23s-41° 21’ 56”
StarHIP 626708.39912h 50m 31s-41° 41’ 46”
GalaxyNGC 469611.212h 48m 49s-41° 18’ 38”
GalaxyESO 323-3412.812h 53m 25s-41° 12’ 15”
GalaxyNGC 464512.812h 44m 09s-41° 45’ 01”
GalaxyNGC 472913.412h 51m 46s-41° 07’ 54”
GalaxyESO 323-1913.512h 52m 03s-41° 27’ 36”
GalaxyNGC 470912.112h 50m 04s-41° 22’ 55”
GalaxyNGC 474313.412h 52m 15s-41° 23’ 24”
GalaxyNGC 475112.212h 52m 51s-42° 39’ 34”
GalaxyESO 323-513.912h 50m 12s-41° 30’ 55”
GalaxyNGC 473013.712h 52m 00s-41° 08’ 48”
GalaxyNGC 467214.012h 46m 15s-41° 42’ 23”
GalaxyNGC 468113.512h 47m 29s-43° 20’ 03”
GalaxyNGC 468313.812h 47m 42s-41° 31’ 40”
GalaxyESO 322-5113.212h 40m 53s-41° 36’ 21”
GalaxyNGC 470613.812h 49m 53s-41° 16’ 50”
GalaxyNGC 467713.812h 46m 57s-41° 34’ 59”
GalaxyESO 323-714.012h 50m 23s-40° 50’ 43”
GalaxyNGC 465012.712h 44m 20s-40° 43’ 54”
GalaxyNGC 460313.412h 40m 55s-40° 58’ 32”
GalaxyESO 323-1013.312h 50m 44s-42° 32’ 54”
GalaxyNGC 474413.612h 52m 19s-41° 03’ 34”
GalaxyESO 322-7513.812h 46m 25s-40° 45’ 11”
GalaxyESO 323-3213.712h 53m 19s-41° 38’ 04”
GalaxyNGC 462213.412h 42m 37s-40° 44’ 38”
GalaxyNGC 4696B12.912h 47m 21s-41° 14’ 16”
GalaxyNGC 4696D13.812h 48m 21s-41° 42’ 51”
GalaxyNGC 4645A12.612h 43m 05s-41° 21’ 32”
GalaxyNGC 4645B13.012h 43m 31s-41° 21’ 42”
GalaxyESO 323-2813.912h 52m 50s-41° 20’ 17”

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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