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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:44  
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Comets » Comet Encke (2P/Encke)

Where is Comet Encke (2P/Encke)?

Altitude: 48.3°   Azimuth: 227.8°   Direction: South-West

Comet Encke (2P/Encke) is currently in the constellation of Aries. The current Right Ascension is 01h 54m 42s and the Declination is +17° 50’ 59”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt), Comet Encke (2P/Encke) can be observed looking in the South-West direction at an altitude of 48° degrees above the horizon (view Comet Encke (2P/Encke) position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 19.14), Encke's Comet is visible only through long exposure photography.

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01h 54m 42s
+17° 50’ 59”
Map showing Comet Encke (2P/Encke) in Aries on June, 09 2023
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 From: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

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