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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Where is Comet Encke (2P/Encke)?

Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:38 | Tran: 5:44 | Set: 10:46
Altitude: 26.4°   Azimuth: 195.9°   Direction: South-South-West

Comet Encke (2P/Encke) is currently in the constellation of Aquarius. The current Right Ascension is 22h 48m 12s and the Declination is -10° 55’ 24”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, UK), Comet Encke (2P/Encke) can be observed looking in the South-South-West direction at an altitude of 26° degrees above the horizon (view Comet Encke (2P/Encke) position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 19.69), 2P/Encke is visible only through long exposure photography.

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22h 48m 12s
-10° 55’ 24”
Aquarius
Map showing Comet Encke (2P/Encke) in Aquarius on June, 22 2024
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
radio_button_checked Current altitude ≥ 30°   radio_button_checked Current altitude < 30°   radio_button_checked Below the horizon

See also the following additional resources about Comet Encke (2P/Encke)