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Where is Comet 103P/Hartley 2?

Comet 103P/Hartley 2 is currently in the constellation of Libra. The current Right Ascension is 15h 28m 21s and the Declination is -15° 06’ 27”.

15h 28m 21s
-15° 06’ 27”
  • 103P/Hartley 2 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the West-South-West direction at an altitude of 3° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 103P/Hartley 2 is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 103P/Hartley 2 rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 103P/Hartley 2 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 103P/Hartley 2 are available on TheSkyLive: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Map showing Comet 103P/Hartley 2 in Libra on May, 07 2021
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

See also the following additional resources about Comet 103P/Hartley 2