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Where is Comet 260P/McNaught?

Comet 260P/McNaught is currently in the constellation of Leo. The current Right Ascension is 09h 45m 32s and the Declination is +17° 34’ 19”.

09h 45m 32s
+17° 34’ 19”
Leo
  • 260P/McNaught is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the East-South-East direction at an altitude of 35° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 260P/McNaught is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 260P/McNaught rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 260P/McNaught is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 260P/McNaught 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 260P/McNaught in Leo on May, 12 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 260P/McNaught