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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Comets » Comet 17P/Holmes

Where is Comet 17P/Holmes?

Altitude: 56.7°   Azimuth: 175.2°   Direction: South

Comet 17P/Holmes is currently in the constellation of Cancer. The current Right Ascension is 09h 01m 17s and the Declination is +18° 13’ 37”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt), Comet 17P/Holmes can be observed looking in the South direction at an altitude of 57° degrees above the horizon (view Comet 17P/Holmes position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 22.99), 17P/Holmes is visible only through long exposure photography.

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09h 01m 17s
+18° 13’ 37”
Map showing Comet 17P/Holmes in Cancer on June, 07 2023
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
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 From: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

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