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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Comets » Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Where is Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann?

Altitude: 35.6°   Azimuth: 254.9°   Direction: West-South-West

Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann is currently in the constellation of Taurus. The current Right Ascension is 04h 35m 34s and the Declination is +18° 52’ 23”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt), Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann can be observed looking in the West-South-West direction at an altitude of 36° degrees above the horizon (view Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 27.63), 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann is visible only through long exposure photography.

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04h 35m 34s
+18° 52’ 23”
Map showing Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann in Taurus on September, 28 2023
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 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
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 From: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

See also the following additional resources about Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

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