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297P/Beshore (2008 J2) live position and data

This page shows Comet 297P/Beshore (2008 J2) 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 297P/Beshore (2008 J2) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 24284005h 12m 42s+19° 39’ 54”
StarHIP 24301005h 12m 53s+19° 43’ 25”
StarHIP 244807.647805h 15m 11s+20° 03’ 22”
StarHIP 245358.04905h 15m 50s+19° 57’ 14”
StarHIP 246127.125605h 16m 43s+18° 26’ 22”
StarHIP 246158.815805h 16m 47s+19° 18’ 08”
StarHIP 246197.58805h 16m 49s+20° 07’ 06”
StarHIP 246636.64105h 17m 31s+20° 07’ 55”
StarHIP 248205.95405h 19m 14s+20° 08’ 04”
StarHIP 248358.955405h 19m 26s+20° 13’ 06”
StarHIP 249066.645405h 20m 18s+19° 34’ 41”
StarHIP 249108.893805h 20m 20s+18° 35’ 36”
StarHIP 249776.080805h 20m 56s+19° 48’ 51”
StarHIP 250357.655405h 21m 39s+18° 54’ 24”
StarHIP 250868.513405h 22m 14s+19° 50’ 03”
StarHIP 251347.473205h 22m 45s+19° 00’ 41”
StarHIP 252047.106405h 23m 30s+18° 36’ 02”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet 297P/Beshore (2008 J2)

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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