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C/2021 C5 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2021 C5 (PANSTARRS) 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/2021 C5 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 816588.440816h 40m 50s-69° 53’ 00”
StarHIP 794278.737816h 12m 35s-69° 08’ 00”
StarHIP 816768.470216h 41m 04s-69° 24’ 28”
StarHIP 800228.727416h 20m 04s-69° 57’ 48”
StarHIP 801448.524416h 21m 30s-69° 43’ 22”
StarHIP 800908.898416h 20m 51s-68° 19’ 29”
StarHIP 817098.42216h 41m 23s-68° 45’ 34”
StarHIP 809788.33116h 32m 11s-69° 45’ 55”
StarHIP 807338.892816h 28m 57s-68° 25’ 04”
StarHIP 795538.777616h 13m 59s-68° 32’ 36”
StarHIP 808588.301816h 30m 41s-68° 04’ 18”
StarHIP 803426.94416h 24m 04s-70° 08’ 42”
StarHIP 806066.675416h 27m 29s-69° 19’ 33”
StarHIP 800717.200816h 20m 34s-68° 32’ 11”
StarHIP 794028.162616h 12m 17s-69° 37’ 10”
StarHIP 806387.215416h 27m 53s-69° 51’ 40”
StarHIP 806864.860216h 28m 27s-70° 05’ 04”
StarHIP 814937.240816h 38m 42s-68° 43’ 14”
GalaxyESO 69-613.716h 38m 13s-68° 26’ 43”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2021 C5 (PANSTARRS)

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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