Where is Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1?
- 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- It is visible looking in the North-West direction at an altitude of 5° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
- See also 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 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.