Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Latest Perseverance Images received 8 hours 16 mins ago for Sol274, Sol272
Please donate now to help keep TheSkyLive ads-free. This site cannot run without your voluntary donations.
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Where is Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko?

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is currently in the constellation of Cancer. The current Right Ascension is 08h 40m 31s and the Declination is +26° 57’ 55”.

08h 40m 31s
+26° 57’ 55”
Cancer
  • 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the West direction at an altitude of 29° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is visible with the help of a binocular with a 60-70mm aperture or a small telescope.
  • See also 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko rise and set times.
  • Go to interactive sky chart

Tip: you can also create a Quick Access page for this data if you access it frequently and would like to have a simpler view.

Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko 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 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in Cancer on November, 28 2021
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
View fullscreen
 = 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 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko