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Where is Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner?

Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner is currently in the constellation of Corvus. The current Right Ascension is 12h 10m 46s and the Declination is -13° 20’ 09”.

12h 10m 46s
-13° 20’ 09”

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner 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 21P/Giacobini-Zinner in Corvus on January, 23 2021
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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 21P/Giacobini-Zinner