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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 5:49  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 20:05
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Comets » Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks

Where is Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks?

Altitude: 22.4°   Azimuth: 104.3°   Direction: East-South-East

Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks is currently in the constellation of Taurus. The current Right Ascension is 03h 32m 30s and the Declination is +08° 57’ 14”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt), Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks can be observed looking in the East-South-East direction at an altitude of 22° degrees above the horizon (view Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 4.4), 12P/Pons-Brooks is barely visible to the naked eye, easily visible with the help of a small binocular.

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03h 32m 30s
+08° 57’ 14”
Map showing Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks in Taurus on April, 22 2024
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = 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

See also the following additional resources about Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks

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