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C/2021 E3 (ZTF) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2021 E3 (ZTF) 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 E3 (ZTF) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 49314010h 03m 57s-39° 22’ 44”
StarHIP 50045010h 13m 01s-39° 06’ 05”
StarHIP 501035.782610h 13m 45s-40° 20’ 45”
StarHIP 498496.728810h 10m 41s-38° 54’ 39”
StarHIP 499537.307810h 11m 57s-39° 59’ 39”
StarHIP 493868.840810h 04m 56s-39° 07’ 05”
StarHIP 501487.24610h 14m 12s-39° 20’ 37”
StarHIP 497608.573410h 09m 27s-40° 28’ 26”
StarHIP 497457.974810h 09m 19s-39° 50’ 07”
StarHIP 493598.985810h 04m 34s-39° 19’ 01”
StarHIP 497847.612810h 09m 45s-37° 43’ 55”
StarHIP 501496.440210h 14m 13s-39° 06’ 13”
StarHIP 502838.873610h 16m 00s-39° 30’ 20”
StarHIP 498918.873810h 11m 12s-37° 52’ 38”
StarHIP 501638.465810h 14m 21s-38° 20’ 59”
StarHIP 501226.240210h 13m 56s-40° 18’ 38”
StarHIP 502518.306210h 15m 38s-39° 17’ 29”
StarHIP 499628.430610h 12m 01s-40° 32’ 28”
StarHIP 501518.411410h 14m 17s-38° 52’ 06”
GalaxyESO 316-3313.510h 09m 07s-38° 23’ 39”
GalaxyESO 317-313.610h 13m 27s-38° 11’ 53”
GalaxyESO 317-513.810h 14m 46s-39° 48’ 25”
GalaxyESO 316-3413.910h 09m 38s-39° 56’ 16”
GalaxyESO 316-4414.010h 11m 02s-39° 41’ 36”
GalaxyESO 316-3213.510h 09m 06s-38° 24’ 33”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2021 E3 (ZTF)

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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