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Where is Comet 263P/Gibbs?

Comet 263P/Gibbs is currently in the constellation of Aquarius. The current Right Ascension is 23h 43m 49s and the Declination is -11° 04’ 11”.

23h 43m 49s
-11° 04’ 11”
Aquarius
  • 263P/Gibbs is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the East-South-East direction at an altitude of 8° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 263P/Gibbs is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also 263P/Gibbs rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 263P/Gibbs is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 263P/Gibbs 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 263P/Gibbs in Aquarius on May, 07 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 263P/Gibbs