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Where is Comet 51P/Harrington?

Comet 51P/Harrington is currently in the constellation of Capricornus. The current Right Ascension is 21h 29m 08s and the Declination is -18° 19’ 01”.

21h 29m 08s
-18° 19’ 01”
Capricornus

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 51P/Harrington is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 51P/Harrington 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 51P/Harrington in Capricornus on May, 25 2022
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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 51P/Harrington