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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:35  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:45
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Comets » Comet 61P/Shajn-Schaldach

Where is Comet 61P/Shajn-Schaldach?

Altitude: 9.2°   Azimuth: 280.2°   Direction: West

Comet 61P/Shajn-Schaldach is currently in the constellation of Cancer. The current Right Ascension is 09h 09m 05s and the Declination is +13° 34’ 09”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt), Comet 61P/Shajn-Schaldach can be observed looking in the West direction at an altitude of 9° degrees above the horizon (view Comet 61P/Shajn-Schaldach position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 20.39), 61P/Shajn-Schaldach is visible only through long exposure photography.

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09h 09m 05s
+13° 34’ 09”
Map showing Comet 61P/Shajn-Schaldach in Cancer on March, 05 2024
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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 = 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 61P/Shajn-Schaldach

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