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Comet 1P/Halley - Overhead View

View of the comet, the Earth and the Sun from north of the ecliptic plane Closest to Earth 2061 JUL 29 at 0.4774 AU

Comet 1P/Halley - Equatorial Chart

Plot of the comet’s path in equatorial coordinates of current date

Greatest Brilliance 2061 JUL 29 at Magnitude +2.1

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NOTE:  Currently no comets are easily visible for observers north of the tropics with small telescopes. This webpage will be updated when the situation improves.