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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Where is Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1)?

Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) is currently in the constellation of Ophiucus. The current Right Ascension is 17h 20m 36s and the Declination is -19° 19’ 00”.

17h 20m 36s
-19° 19’ 00”
Ophiucus
  • C/2021 A1 (Leonard) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South direction at an altitude of 19° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, C/2021 A1 (Leonard) is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also C/2021 A1 (Leonard) rise and set times.
  • Go to interactive sky chart

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) 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 Leonard (C/2021 A1) in Ophiucus on February, 05 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 Leonard (C/2021 A1)