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):

StarHIP 390007.26607h 58m 52s+08° 27’ 11”
StarHIP 389308.79307h 57m 56s+07° 50’ 03”
StarHIP 388238.255607h 56m 44s+07° 21’ 27”
StarHIP 385058.41907h 53m 05s+07° 29’ 00”
StarHIP 392716.180208h 01m 50s+08° 54’ 50”
StarHIP 390328.371407h 59m 10s+07° 57’ 32”
StarHIP 388297.77507h 56m 46s+09° 02’ 53”
StarHIP 392127.481208h 01m 13s+08° 22’ 35”
StarHIP 387087.881807h 55m 30s+08° 43’ 17”
StarHIP 387125.819807h 55m 31s+08° 51’ 47”
StarHIP 388685.93307h 57m 15s+08° 38’ 28”
StarHIP 391818.11108h 00m 48s+07° 55’ 02”
StarHIP 389456.421807h 58m 05s+07° 12’ 48”
StarHIP 386826.68707h 55m 11s+09° 20’ 59”
StarHIP 383748.504207h 51m 42s+09° 23’ 11”
StarHIP 391347.18508h 00m 18s+08° 58’ 27”
StarHIP 386858.474607h 55m 12s+07° 09’ 54”
GalaxyNGC 249614.007h 58m 36s+08° 01’ 49”
GalaxyNGC 248513.207h 56m 48s+07° 28’ 39”
GalaxyNGC 250813.908h 01m 57s+08° 33’ 10”

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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