Online Sky Maps and Ephemeris for Solar System Objects

Comets

Our system is currently tracking 65 comets and we are adding new ones when interesting discoveries are announced. Click on the thumbnails below to view more detailed information about each comet, including real time finder charts, ephemeris, orbital elements and predicted light curves.

Objects are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

Legend: = current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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Comet 15P/Finlay

Magnitude 14.0 in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet C/2013 US10

Magnitude 14.3 in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 290P/Jager

Magnitude 14.7 in Centaurus   object currently below the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 88P/Howell

Magnitude 15.5 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 80P/Peters-Hartley

Magnitude 15.7 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 269P/Jedicke

Magnitude 15.7 in Cancer   object currently below the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 40P/Vaisala 1

Magnitude 16.0 in Scorpius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 110P/Hartley 3

Magnitude 16.1 in Gemini   object currently below the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 7P/Pons-Winnecke

Magnitude 16.1 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet C/2010 S1 (LINEAR)

Magnitude 16.2 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet C/2014 A4 (SONEAR)

Magnitude 16.4 in Eridanus   object currently below the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 134P/Kowal-Vavrova

Magnitude 16.8 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 4P/Faye

Magnitude 16.9 in Hydra   object currently below the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 17P/Holmes

Magnitude 17.3 in Perseus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 6P/d'Arrest

Magnitude 17.8 in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 284P/McNaught

Magnitude 17.9 in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 9P/Tempel 1

Magnitude 20.4 in Auriga   object currently below the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet Encke (2P/Encke)

Magnitude 21.0 in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 25D/Neujmin 2

Magnitude 23.1 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet C/2014 J1 (Catalina)

Magnitude 23.2 in Monoceros   object currently below the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 103P/Hartley 2

Magnitude 24.4 in Scorpius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 294P/LINEAR

Magnitude 26.7 in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 209P/LINEAR

Magnitude 27.1 in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium

Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks

Magnitude 31.2 in Ophiucus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Information |  Current Position |  Planetarium