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):

StarHIP 1158117.672623h 27m 43s+01° 53’ 13”
StarHIP 1164508.828223h 35m 46s+02° 04’ 28”
StarHIP 1160346.978823h 30m 40s+00° 52’ 39”
StarHIP 1157246.594223h 26m 43s+02° 28’ 41”
StarHIP 1164226.355223h 35m 28s+01° 18’ 47”
StarHIP 1164108.347823h 35m 23s+02° 13’ 28”
StarHIP 1157686.167623h 27m 14s+01° 07’ 21”
StarHIP 1159847.895623h 29m 55s+01° 09’ 49”
StarHIP 1157384.919223h 26m 55s+01° 15’ 21”
StarHIP 1164638.583223h 35m 54s+02° 26’ 44”
StarHIP 1160697.121823h 31m 06s+02° 21’ 48”
StarHIP 1161858.8323h 32m 28s+03° 02’ 24”
StarHIP 1164955.655423h 36m 23s+02° 06’ 07”
GalaxyNGC 771413.023h 36m 14s+02° 09’ 17”
GalaxyPGC 7165613.723h 31m 23s+02° 02’ 36”

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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