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Where is Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova?

Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova is currently in the constellation of Sagittarius. The current Right Ascension is 17h 58m 41s and the Declination is -22° 50’ 07”.

17h 58m 41s
-22° 50’ 07”

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova 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 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova in Sagittarius on May, 18 2021
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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]

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