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Where is Comet 96P/Machholz?

Comet 96P/Machholz is currently in the constellation of Corona Australis. The current Right Ascension is 18h 29m 58s and the Declination is -38° 22’ 04”.

18h 29m 58s
-38° 22’ 04”
Corona Australis

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet 96P/Machholz is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet 96P/Machholz 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 96P/Machholz in Corona Australis on August, 07 2020
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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]

See also the following additional resources about Comet 96P/Machholz