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P/2017 R1 (PANSTARRS) live position and data

This page shows Comet P/2017 R1 (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 R1 (PANSTARRS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 323297.148406h 44m 54s+20° 51’ 38”
StarHIP 319877.340206h 41m 03s+20° 38’ 43”
StarHIP 322957.0506h 44m 30s+20° 41’ 34”
StarHIP 323028.650806h 44m 38s+19° 59’ 15”
StarHIP 324598.846806h 46m 28s+20° 50’ 36”
StarHIP 321228.872606h 42m 33s+22° 07’ 50”
StarHIP 320168.21306h 41m 19s+19° 58’ 00”
StarHIP 318967.136206h 40m 02s+19° 39’ 28”
StarHIP 324568.285406h 46m 26s+20° 42’ 15”
StarHIP 318808.602606h 39m 52s+22° 13’ 19”
StarHIP 318488.552206h 39m 30s+22° 00’ 09”
StarHIP 323318.649806h 44m 55s+22° 02’ 01”
StarHIP 316517.677406h 37m 29s+22° 08’ 55”
StarHIP 318135.985806h 39m 05s+22° 01’ 51”
StarHIP 314837.909806h 35m 36s+20° 53’ 20”
StarHIP 318108.391606h 39m 03s+19° 35’ 43”
StarHIP 316637.956406h 37m 37s+21° 42’ 36”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet P/2017 R1 (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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