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Comets

Browse and discover detailed information about 218 of the most interesting comets. Comets are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

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 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
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Comet P/2010 H2 (Vales)

P/2010 H2 (Vales)
R.A: 04h 32m 23s   Dec: +20° 01’ 11”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 16.1 (JPL)  brightening
in Taurus   object currently below the horizon

Comet 61P/Shajn-Schaldach

61P/Shajn-Schaldach
R.A: 01h 33m 25s   Dec: +03° 02’ 56”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 16.2 (JPL)  brightening
in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Comet 116P/Wild 4

116P/Wild 4
R.A: 13h 58m 10s   Dec: -13° 02’ 10”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 16.2 (JPL)  fading
in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 327P/Van Ness

327P/Van Ness
R.A: 02h 15m 56s   Dec: -24° 24’ 03”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 16.3 (JPL)  fading
in Fornax   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2021 Y1 (ATLAS)

C/2021 Y1 (ATLAS)
R.A: 05h 16m 48s   Dec: +31° 29’ 37”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 16.3 (JPL)  brightening
in Auriga   object currently below the horizon

Comet P/2022 L3 (ATLAS)

P/2022 L3 (ATLAS)
R.A: 02h 48m 17s   Dec: +17° 08’ 38”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 16.4 (JPL)  brightening
in Aries   object currently below the horizon

Comet 119P/Parker-Hartley

119P/Parker-Hartley
R.A: 07h 19m 27s   Dec: +19° 27’ 06”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 16.7 (JPL)  brightening
in Gemini   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2019 F1 (ATLAS-Africano)

C/2019 F1 (ATLAS-Africano)
R.A: 01h 55m 40s   Dec: -27° 00’ 35”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 16.8 (JPL) 
in Fornax   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2021 S3 (PANSTARRS)

C/2021 S3 (PANSTARRS)
R.A: 06h 19m 58s   Dec: -27° 48’ 13”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 16.9 (JPL)  brightening
in Canis Majoris   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2020 F5 (MASTER)

C/2020 F5 (MASTER)
R.A: 23h 32m 56s   Dec: +15° 16’ 49”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.0 (JPL)  fading
in Pegasus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 44P/Reinmuth 2

44P/Reinmuth 2
R.A: 03h 41m 42s   Dec: +27° 40’ 23”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.0 (JPL) 
in Taurus   object currently below the horizon

Comet 135P/Shoemaker-Levy 8

135P/Shoemaker-Levy 8
R.A: 17h 17m 18s   Dec: -17° 51’ 37”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.2 (JPL)  fading
in Ophiucus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2021 C5 (PANSTARRS)

C/2021 C5 (PANSTARRS)
R.A: 11h 42m 36s   Dec: -35° 10’ 00”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.4 (JPL) 
in Hydra   object currently below the horizon

Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak

41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak
R.A: 13h 54m 04s   Dec: -06° 19’ 54”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.4 (JPL)  fading
in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 71P/Clark

71P/Clark
R.A: 13h 29m 24s   Dec: -06° 00’ 09”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.4 (JPL)  brightening
in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 246P/NEAT

246P/NEAT
R.A: 00h 24m 29s   Dec: -19° 52’ 06”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.4 (JPL)  fading
in Cetus   object currently below the horizon

Comet 9P/Tempel 1

9P/Tempel 1
R.A: 22h 17m 40s   Dec: -27° 26’ 23”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.4 (JPL)  fading
in Pisces Austrinus   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2020 J1 (SONEAR)

C/2020 J1 (SONEAR)
R.A: 12h 24m 53s   Dec: +28° 27’ 41”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.6 (JPL) 
in Coma   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet P/2022 P2 (ZTF)

P/2022 P2 (ZTF)
R.A: 08h 47m 13s   Dec: +19° 13’ 28”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.7 (JPL) 
in Cancer   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet P/2021 N2 (Fuls)

P/2021 N2 (Fuls)
R.A: 06h 42m 25s   Dec: +13° 29’ 57”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.8 (JPL) 
in Gemini   object currently below the horizon
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