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Where is Comet Halley (1P/Halley)?

Comet Halley (1P/Halley) is currently in the constellation of Hydra. The current Right Ascension is 08h 23m 45s and the Declination is +02° 44’ 20”.

08h 23m 45s
+02° 44’ 20”
Hydra
  • Halley's Comet is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South-East direction at an altitude of 27° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, Halley's Comet is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also Halley's Comet rise and set times.
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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet Halley (1P/Halley) is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet Halley (1P/Halley) 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 Halley (1P/Halley) in Hydra on August, 15 2020
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 Halley (1P/Halley)