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”.
- 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.
Field of view: 50x30 degrees