Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Please donate now to help keep TheSkyLive ads-free. This site cannot run without your voluntary donations.
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


Browse and discover detailed information about 214 of the most interesting comets. Comets are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

Visibility from selected location  = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Comet 46P/Wirtanen

R.A: 17h 42m 18s   Dec: -26° 50’ 43”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 22.6 (JPL)  fading
in Ophiucus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon