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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:50  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:32
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Comets » Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma

Where is Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma?

Altitude: 7.6°   Azimuth: 119.1°   Direction: East-South-East

Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma is currently in the constellation of Libra. The current Right Ascension is 15h 45m 15s and the Declination is -11° 17’ 24”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt), Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma can be observed looking in the East-South-East direction at an altitude of 8° degrees above the horizon (view Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 27.51), 38P/Stephan-Oterma is visible only through long exposure photography.

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15h 45m 15s
-11° 17’ 24”
Map showing Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma in Libra on February, 27 2024
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 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
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 From: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

See also the following additional resources about Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma

Available Resources for Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma