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Where is Comet ZTF (C/2020 V2)?

Comet ZTF (C/2020 V2) is currently in the constellation of Canes Venatici. The current Right Ascension is 12h 38m 08s and the Declination is +37° 59’ 37”.

12h 38m 08s
+37° 59’ 37”
Canes Venatici
  • C/2020 V2 (ZTF) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the West-South-West direction at an altitude of 60° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, C/2020 V2 (ZTF) is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also C/2020 V2 (ZTF) rise and set times.
  • Go to interactive sky chart

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet ZTF (C/2020 V2) is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet ZTF (C/2020 V2) 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 ZTF (C/2020 V2) in Canes Venatici on April, 12 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]

See also the following additional resources about Comet ZTF (C/2020 V2)