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P/2017 S5 (ATLAS) live position and data

This page shows Comet P/2017 S5 (ATLAS) 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 S5 (ATLAS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 401518.564808h 11m 56s+13° 23’ 20”
StarHIP 401776.515808h 12m 22s+14° 00’ 14”
StarHIP 405346.84408h 16m 33s+11° 43’ 34”
StarHIP 403758.674408h 14m 36s+13° 01’ 21”
StarHIP 401347.217208h 11m 49s+13° 26’ 44”
StarHIP 399787.7108h 09m 51s+12° 41’ 20”
StarHIP 402328.417208h 13m 01s+13° 55’ 58”
StarHIP 407617.79508h 19m 13s+14° 12’ 02”
StarHIP 406578.56508h 17m 59s+13° 38’ 23”
StarHIP 407198.804808h 18m 42s+14° 16’ 33”
StarHIP 403546.272208h 14m 21s+13° 02’ 54”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet P/2017 S5 (ATLAS)

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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