Where is Comet 88P/Howell?
- 88P/Howell is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- It is visible looking in the South direction at an altitude of 30° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 88P/Howell is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 6 inches (150mm) or more.
- See also 88P/Howell rise and set times.
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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.