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P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet P/2016 BA14 (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 P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 1090918.501622h 05m 54s+02° 15’ 57”
StarHIP 1091508.91122h 06m 34s+03° 27’ 31”
StarHIP 1091556.514422h 06m 38s+02° 26’ 22”
StarHIP 1093227.355622h 08m 52s+04° 14’ 09”
StarHIP 1093278.148222h 08m 56s+03° 04’ 56”
StarHIP 109343022h 09m 05s+02° 54’ 07”
StarHIP 1093496.635622h 09m 09s+02° 44’ 02”
StarHIP 1093628.38822h 09m 22s+01° 37’ 16”
StarHIP 1094137.558422h 10m 00s+04° 05’ 55”
StarHIP 1096147.121622h 12m 17s+02° 44’ 01”
StarHIP 1096788.544222h 13m 03s+03° 20’ 57”
StarHIP 1099478.663222h 16m 05s+03° 14’ 44”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet P/2016 BA14 (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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