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Where is Eclipse comet (Comet C/1948 V1)?

Eclipse comet (Comet C/1948 V1) is currently in the constellation of Hydra. The current Right Ascension is 08h 42m 29s and the Declination is -05° 04’ 57”.

08h 42m 29s
-05° 04’ 57”

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Eclipse comet (Comet C/1948 V1) is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Eclipse comet (Comet C/1948 V1) 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 Eclipse comet (Comet C/1948 V1) in Hydra on May, 09 2021
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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 Eclipse comet (Comet C/1948 V1)