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Where is Comet 17P/Holmes?

Comet 17P/Holmes is currently in the constellation of Sagittarius. The current Right Ascension is 19h 05m 50s and the Declination is -28° 12’ 43”.

19h 05m 50s
-28° 12’ 43”
Sagittarius

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 17P/Holmes is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 17P/Holmes 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 17P/Holmes in Sagittarius on October, 27 2020
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 17P/Holmes