Where is Comet 252P/LINEAR?
Comet 252P/LINEAR is currently in the constellation of Aquarius. The current Right Ascension is 22h 46m 18s and the Declination is -02° 25’ 37”.
- 252P/LINEAR is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- Right now it is placed in the South-West direction at an altitude of 30° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 252P/LINEAR is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 252P/LINEAR is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 252P/LINEAR 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.
Field of view: 50x30 degrees