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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
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SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Comets » Comet Halley (1P/Halley)

Where is Comet Halley (1P/Halley)?

Altitude: 15.2°   Azimuth: 253.8°   Direction: West-South-West

Comet Halley (1P/Halley) is currently in the constellation of Hydra. The current Right Ascension is 08h 22m 15s and the Declination is +02° 11’ 41”.

Right now, from the selected location (Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt), Comet Halley (1P/Halley) can be observed looking in the West-South-West direction at an altitude of 15° degrees above the horizon (view Comet Halley (1P/Halley) position on a interactive sky map). Given its current brightness (magnitude 25.56), 1P/Halley is visible only through long exposure photography.

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08h 22m 15s
+02° 11’ 41”
Map showing Comet Halley (1P/Halley) in Hydra on December, 09 2023
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radio_button_checked Current altitude ≥ 30°   radio_button_checked Current altitude < 30°   radio_button_checked Below the horizon
 From: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

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