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Where is Comet 88P/Howell?

Comet 88P/Howell is currently in the constellation of Aries. The current Right Ascension is 02h 54m 18s and the Declination is +15° 46’ 14”.

02h 54m 18s
+15° 46’ 14”
Aries

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 88P/Howell is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 88P/Howell 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 88P/Howell in Aries on May, 17 2021
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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