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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Comets » Comet 16P/Brooks

Where is Comet 16P/Brooks?

Comet 16P/Brooks is currently in the constellation of Leo. The current Right Ascension is 10h 53m 57s and the Declination is +08° 55’ 52”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt), Comet 16P/Brooks can be observed looking in the South-East direction at an altitude of 36° degrees above the horizon (view Comet 16P/Brooks position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 24.75), 16P/Brooks is visible only through long exposure photography.

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10h 53m 57s
+08° 55’ 52”
Map showing Comet 16P/Brooks in Leo on May, 31 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
launcher_assistant_on Current altitude ≥ 30°   launcher_assistant_on Current altitude < 30°   launcher_assistant_on Below the horizon
 From: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

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