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Where is Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS?

Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS is currently in the constellation of Vela. The current Right Ascension is 08h 39m 01s and the Declination is -50° 33’ 00”.

08h 39m 01s
-50° 33’ 00”

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS 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 161P/Hartley-IRAS in Vela on May, 06 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 161P/Hartley-IRAS