Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
🌎 Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Where is Comet Encke (2P/Encke)?

Comet Encke (2P/Encke) is currently in the constellation of Sagittarius. The current Right Ascension is 18h 36m 07s and the Declination is -28° 34’ 58”.

18h 36m 07s
-28° 34’ 58”

Tip: you can also create a Quick Access page for this data if you access it frequently and would like to have a simpler view.

Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet Encke (2P/Encke) is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet Encke (2P/Encke) 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 Encke (2P/Encke) in Sagittarius on October, 21 2020
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
View fullscreen
 = 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 Encke (2P/Encke)