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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:03  ☀️ Transit: 12:06  🌅 Sunset: 18:09

Where is Comet 141P/Machholz 2?

Comet 141P/Machholz 2 is currently in the constellation of Virgo. The current Right Ascension is 14h 03m 31s and the Declination is -22° 03’ 00”.

14h 03m 31s
-22° 03’ 00”
  • 141P/Machholz 2 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • Given its current magnitude, 141P/Machholz 2 is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 141P/Machholz 2 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 141P/Machholz 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 141P/Machholz 2 in Virgo on March, 20 2023
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 141P/Machholz 2