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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Comets » Comet 126P/IRAS

Where is Comet 126P/IRAS?

Altitude: 26.6°   Azimuth: 351.1°   Direction: North

Comet 126P/IRAS is currently in the constellation of Cassiopeia. The current Right Ascension is 02h 06m 46s and the Declination is +64° 15’ 01”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt), Comet 126P/IRAS can be observed looking in the North direction at an altitude of 27° degrees above the horizon (view Comet 126P/IRAS position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 15.0), 126P/IRAS is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

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02h 06m 46s
+64° 15’ 01”
Map showing Comet 126P/IRAS in Cassiopeia on October, 01 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
radio_button_checked Current altitude ≥ 30°   radio_button_checked Current altitude < 30°   radio_button_checked Below the horizon
 From: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

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