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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 12677002h 42m 52s-06° 29’ 20”
StarHIP 127898.52802h 44m 21s-04° 31’ 13”
StarHIP 129537.751602h 46m 33s-06° 42’ 06”
StarHIP 129127.527202h 45m 59s-04° 57’ 23”
StarHIP 126997.141402h 43m 07s-06° 38’ 32”
StarHIP 129668.130202h 46m 47s-05° 49’ 46”
StarHIP 124748.290202h 40m 34s-05° 01’ 32”
StarHIP 122348.427202h 37m 31s-05° 05’ 22”
StarHIP 127647.029202h 44m 00s-06° 00’ 33”
StarHIP 127618.122402h 44m 00s-06° 20’ 44”
StarHIP 130118.318802h 47m 13s-05° 46’ 08”
StarHIP 125318.804402h 41m 14s-04° 46’ 07”
StarHIP 127468.60902h 43m 51s-07° 11’ 55”
GalaxyIC 24214.002h 38m 32s-06° 54’ 10”
GalaxyNGC 102212.102h 38m 32s-06° 40’ 41”
GalaxyNGC 104113.102h 40m 25s-05° 26’ 26”
GalaxyPGC 992313.802h 36m 58s-05° 20’ 57”
GalaxyNGC 105113.402h 41m 02s-06° 56’ 12”

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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