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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 16560003h 33m 13s+07° 27’ 10”
StarHIP 16786003h 36m 00s+08° 45’ 36”
StarHIP 167967.44503h 36m 11s+08° 53’ 11”
StarHIP 166067.082803h 33m 44s+06° 55’ 33”
StarHIP 164647.575603h 32m 04s+07° 33’ 58”
StarHIP 166956.43403h 34m 49s+06° 25’ 03”
StarHIP 173127.604203h 42m 20s+07° 33’ 07”
StarHIP 172598.10703h 41m 49s+07° 19’ 04”
StarHIP 171418.541203h 40m 15s+08° 04’ 52”
StarHIP 166098.645203h 33m 46s+08° 17’ 26”
StarHIP 171427.422403h 40m 15s+07° 35’ 07”
StarHIP 163807.458203h 31m 01s+07° 11’ 54”
StarHIP 166608.888203h 34m 21s+08° 39’ 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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