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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 1133918.43722h 57m 52s-03° 39’ 14”
StarHIP 1130567.533222h 53m 44s-04° 39’ 26”
StarHIP 1136865.844823h 01m 31s-04° 42’ 41”
StarHIP 1134518.33622h 58m 35s-05° 40’ 26”
StarHIP 1133038.314622h 56m 43s-03° 31’ 36”
StarHIP 1131845.666422h 55m 10s-04° 59’ 16”
StarHIP 1134168.38722h 58m 09s-05° 41’ 07”
StarHIP 1131927.02922h 55m 21s-05° 41’ 22”
StarHIP 1133316.59522h 57m 06s-03° 14’ 42”
StarHIP 1133456.22222h 57m 17s-04° 48’ 36”
StarHIP 1136118.643823h 00m 38s-04° 33’ 10”
StarHIP 1134408.6122h 58m 30s-04° 30’ 07”
StarHIP 1130286.90722h 53m 27s-05° 59’ 16”
StarHIP 1135378.1422h 59m 41s-04° 21’ 51”
GalaxyNGC 741613.222h 55m 41s-05° 29’ 44”
GalaxyPGC 7012713.722h 58m 02s-03° 46’ 14”
GalaxyPGC 7013013.822h 58m 07s-03° 47’ 22”
GalaxyNGC 739313.422h 51m 39s-05° 33’ 28”

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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