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 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)

Magnitude 5.0, currently in Andromeda
current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 24°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring)

Magnitude 12.2, currently in Ophiucus
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -17°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2012 K1 (PANSTARRS)

Magnitude 12.3, currently in Sculptor
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -46°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 15P/Finlay

Magnitude 13.9, currently in Pisces
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -25°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2013 US10

Magnitude 14.3, currently in Aquarius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -56°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 290P/Jager

Magnitude 14.7, currently in Centaurus
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -26°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 32P/Comas Sola

Magnitude 14.9, currently in Leo
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 42°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 AA52 (Catalina)

Magnitude 14.9, currently in Tucana
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -54°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1

Magnitude 15.1, currently in Scorpius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -46°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2013 V5 (Oukaimeden)

Magnitude 15.1, currently in Serpens
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -7°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 R1 (Borisov)

Magnitude 15.3, currently in Scorpius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -23°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 88P/Howell

Magnitude 15.5, currently in Sagittarius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -46°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 80P/Peters-Hartley

Magnitude 15.6, currently in Sagittarius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -48°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 269P/Jedicke

Magnitude 15.7, currently in Cancer
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 50°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS)

Magnitude 15.8, currently in Aquarius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -47°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 40P/Vaisala 1

Magnitude 16.0, currently in Scorpius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -21°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 110P/Hartley 3

Magnitude 16.1, currently in Gemini
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 49°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 7P/Pons-Winnecke

Magnitude 16.1, currently in Sagittarius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -52°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 119P/Parker-Hartley

Magnitude 16.2, currently in Cancer
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 51°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2010 S1 (LINEAR)

Magnitude 16.2, currently in Sagittarius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -47°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 Q3 (Borisov)

Magnitude 16.3, currently in Cygnus
current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 5°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS)

Magnitude 16.3, currently in Auriga
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 48°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 A4 (SONEAR)

Magnitude 16.4, currently in Eridanus
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -12°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 N3 (NEOWISE)

Magnitude 16.4, currently in Cetus
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -31°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2011 J2 (LINEAR)

Magnitude 16.7, currently in Pegasus
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -19°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 134P/Kowal-Vavrova

Magnitude 16.8, currently in Sagittarius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -53°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 4P/Faye

Magnitude 16.9, currently in Hydra
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 39°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1

Magnitude 17.0, currently in Aquarius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -50°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 W2 (PANSTARRS)

Magnitude 17.1, currently in Taurus
current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 24°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 17P/Holmes

Magnitude 17.3, currently in Perseus
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 42°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2006 S3 (LONEOS)

Magnitude 17.6, currently in Crater
current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 17°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 6P/d'Arrest

Magnitude 17.9, currently in Sagittarius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -52°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS)

Magnitude 17.9, currently in Hercules
current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 2°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 284P/McNaught

Magnitude 17.9, currently in Cetus
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -21°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2012 X1 (LINEAR)

Magnitude 18.1, currently in Grus
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -61°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 F2 (Tenagra)

Magnitude 18.2, currently in Bootes
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 33°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 Y1 (PANSTARRS)

Magnitude 18.3, currently in Lynx
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 72°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Magnitude 18.3, currently in Capricornus
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -59°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 154P/Brewington

Magnitude 18.4, currently in Leo
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 44°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR

Magnitude 18.8, currently in Canis
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 36°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2013 V1 (Boattini)

Magnitude 19.1, currently in Ophiucus
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -13°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2013 YG46 (Spacewatch)

Magnitude 19.7, currently in Leo
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 62°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques)

Magnitude 19.8, currently in Aquila
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -40°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet P/2014 L2 (NEOWISE)

Magnitude 20.0, currently in Cetus
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -14°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 9P/Tempel 1

Magnitude 20.4, currently in Auriga
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 55°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2013 Y2 (PANSTARRS)

Magnitude 20.5, currently in Scutum
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -41°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet Encke (2P/Encke)

Magnitude 21.0, currently in Aquarius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -49°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 210P/Christensen

Magnitude 21.1, currently in Libra
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -18°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 F1 (Hill)

Magnitude 21.4, currently in Draco
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 33°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo)

Magnitude 22.5, currently in Libra
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -11°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell

Magnitude 22.5, currently in Libra
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -28°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 25D/Neujmin 2

Magnitude 23.0, currently in Sagittarius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -58°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 J1 (Catalina)

Magnitude 23.1, currently in Monoceros
current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 28°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 H1 (Christensen)

Magnitude 23.5, currently in Chamaleon
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -38°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 297P/Beshore (2008 J2)

Magnitude 23.5, currently in Pegasus
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -20°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet P/2013 V3 (Nevski)

Magnitude 23.6, currently in Bootes
current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 11°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 C3 (NEOWISE)

Magnitude 24.1, currently in Lynx
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 83°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2014 L3 (Hill)

Magnitude 24.3, currently in Pisces
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -29°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 103P/Hartley 2

Magnitude 24.4, currently in Scorpius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -26°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet P/2010 H2 (Vales)

Magnitude 24.6, currently in Hydrus
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -47°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet Halley (1P/Halley)

Magnitude 25.3, currently in Hydra
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 39°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 294P/LINEAR

Magnitude 26.7, currently in Capricornus
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -54°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 209P/LINEAR

Magnitude 27.1, currently in Aquarius
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -46°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks

Magnitude 31.2, currently in Ophiucus
object currently below the horizon
Below the horizon now. Altitude -19°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON)

Magnitude N.A., currently in Auriga
current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
Visible now. Altitude 69°
(Greenwich, United Kingdom)