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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:34  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:31

Where is Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE)?

Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) is currently in the constellation of Cetus. The current Right Ascension is 02h 45m 01s and the Declination is -06° 53’ 49”.

02h 45m 01s
-06° 53’ 49”
  • C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • Given its current magnitude, C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) is visible only through long exposure photography.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) 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 C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) in Cetus on April, 02 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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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 C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE)