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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 436695.77808h 53m 48s-60° 21’ 14”
StarHIP 425056.776208h 39m 59s-59° 32’ 48”
StarHIP 437098.585208h 54m 05s-59° 11’ 13”
StarHIP 425684.33708h 40m 37s-59° 45’ 39”
StarHIP 439008.648608h 56m 34s-60° 19’ 24”
StarHIP 438757.218208h 56m 17s-60° 28’ 19”
StarHIP 440557.842608h 58m 18s-59° 11’ 38”
StarHIP 432497.90808h 48m 39s-59° 57’ 09”
StarHIP 428498.174608h 43m 53s-59° 35’ 14”
StarHIP 433148.67108h 49m 25s-60° 37’ 13”
StarHIP 442408.840209h 00m 34s-59° 56’ 03”
StarHIP 435087.627208h 51m 44s-61° 25’ 10”
StarHIP 439374.91608h 56m 58s-59° 13’ 45”
StarHIP 429366.144408h 45m 05s-58° 43’ 27”
StarHIP 440687.649808h 58m 34s-59° 44’ 16”
StarHIP 437833.83808h 55m 02s-60° 38’ 40”
StarHIP 434677.901808h 51m 14s-59° 29’ 01”
StarHIP 426758.053608h 41m 51s-59° 51’ 20”
StarHIP 432368.953208h 48m 26s-59° 34’ 25”
StarHIP 436117.945408h 52m 56s-59° 50’ 15”
StarHIP 441508.590608h 59m 28s-59° 28’ 19”
StarHIP 438488.473808h 55m 52s-59° 25’ 28”
StarHIP 427297.947408h 42m 29s-59° 31’ 38”
StarHIP 424406.487208h 39m 13s-60° 19’ 02”
StarHIP 432538.69408h 48m 40s-60° 38’ 17”
StarHIP 434877.139208h 51m 27s-61° 21’ 48”

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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