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Where is Comet 18D/Perrine-Mrkos?

Comet 18D/Perrine-Mrkos is currently in the constellation of Libra. The current Right Ascension is 14h 40m 23s and the Declination is -22° 26’ 05”.

14h 40m 23s
-22° 26’ 05”
Libra
  • 18D/Perrine-Mrkos is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South-West direction at an altitude of 1° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 18D/Perrine-Mrkos is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 18D/Perrine-Mrkos rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 18D/Perrine-Mrkos is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 18D/Perrine-Mrkos 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 18D/Perrine-Mrkos in Libra on January, 26 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 18D/Perrine-Mrkos