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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Comets » Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle

Where is Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle?

Altitude: 14.7°   Azimuth: 218.4°   Direction: South-West

Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle is currently in the constellation of Libra. The current Right Ascension is 15h 07m 58s and the Declination is -15° 54’ 31”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt), Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle can be observed looking in the South-West direction at an altitude of 15° degrees above the horizon (view Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 46.02), 55P/Tempel-Tuttle is visible only through long exposure photography.

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15h 07m 58s
-15° 54’ 31”
Map showing Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle in Libra on June, 06 2023
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launcher_assistant_on Current altitude ≥ 30°   launcher_assistant_on Current altitude < 30°   launcher_assistant_on Below the horizon
 From: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

See also the following additional resources about Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle

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