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P/2017 P1 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet P/2017 P1 (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/2017 P1 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 77658.869801h 39m 55s+15° 15’ 34”
StarHIP 80718.84501h 43m 42s+14° 42’ 07”
StarHIP 77106.634201h 39m 15s+14° 17’ 08”
StarHIP 81268.507801h 44m 25s+14° 03’ 23”
StarHIP 77068.215401h 39m 11s+12° 26’ 25”
StarHIP 76448.034201h 38m 27s+13° 55’ 41”
StarHIP 77628.568201h 39m 54s+15° 15’ 24”
StarHIP 80418.527401h 43m 14s+12° 57’ 17”
StarHIP 80268.658601h 43m 02s+12° 34’ 03”
StarHIP 78597.480601h 41m 04s+13° 46’ 25”
GalaxyNGC 65813.101h 42m 09s+12° 36’ 08”
GalaxyUGC 119513.601h 42m 27s+13° 58’ 36”
GalaxyNGC 66011.701h 43m 01s+13° 38’ 36”
GalaxyUGC 120013.901h 42m 48s+13° 09’ 23”
GalaxyUGC 121113.901h 43m 52s+13° 48’ 03”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet P/2017 P1 (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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