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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Comets » Comet 53P/Van Biesbroeck

Where is Comet 53P/Van Biesbroeck?

Altitude: 26.9°   Azimuth: 262.1°   Direction: West

Comet 53P/Van Biesbroeck is currently in the constellation of Cancer. The current Right Ascension is 08h 10m 13s and the Declination is +16° 04’ 33”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt), Comet 53P/Van Biesbroeck can be observed looking in the West direction at an altitude of 27° degrees above the horizon (view Comet 53P/Van Biesbroeck position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 23.38), 53P/Van Biesbroeck is visible only through long exposure photography.

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08h 10m 13s
+16° 04’ 33”
Map showing Comet 53P/Van Biesbroeck in Cancer on December, 10 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

See also the following additional resources about Comet 53P/Van Biesbroeck

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