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Where is Comet P/2016 J3 (STEREO)?

Comet P/2016 J3 (STEREO) is currently in the constellation of Ara. The current Right Ascension is 17h 12m 20s and the Declination is -49° 23’ 00”.

17h 12m 20s
-49° 23’ 00”
Ara

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet P/2016 J3 (STEREO) is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet P/2016 J3 (STEREO) 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 P/2016 J3 (STEREO) in Ara on April, 16 2021
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]

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