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Where is Comet 118P/Shoemaker-Levy 4?

Comet 118P/Shoemaker-Levy 4 is currently in the constellation of Aquarius. The current Right Ascension is 22h 54m 55s and the Declination is -11° 39’ 45”.

22h 54m 55s
-11° 39’ 45”
Aquarius

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 118P/Shoemaker-Levy 4 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 118P/Shoemaker-Levy 4 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 118P/Shoemaker-Levy 4 in Aquarius on January, 18 2022
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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 118P/Shoemaker-Levy 4