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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Comets » Comet 398P/Boattini

Where is Comet 398P/Boattini?

Altitude: 9.2°   Azimuth: 135.0°   Direction: South-East

Comet 398P/Boattini is currently in the constellation of Sagittarius. The current Right Ascension is 17h 57m 59s and the Declination is -18° 03’ 09”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt), Comet 398P/Boattini can be observed looking in the South-East direction at an altitude of 9° degrees above the horizon (view Comet 398P/Boattini position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 26.43), 398P/Boattini is visible only through long exposure photography.

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17h 57m 59s
-18° 03’ 09”
Map showing Comet 398P/Boattini in Sagittarius on December, 09 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
radio_button_checked Current altitude ≥ 30°   radio_button_checked Current altitude < 30°   radio_button_checked Below the horizon
 From: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

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