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Browse and discover detailed information about 140 of the most interesting comets. Comets are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

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Comet 240P/NEAT

240P/NEAT
R.A: 11h 11m 52s   Dec: +31° 33’ 04”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 16.3 (JPL) 
in Ursa Major   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2017 T3 (ATLAS)

C/2017 T3 (ATLAS)
R.A: 15h 42m 18s   Dec: -22° 16’ 16”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 16.6 (JPL)  fading
in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2016 A1 (PANSTARRS)

C/2016 A1 (PANSTARRS)
R.A: 07h 25m 50s   Dec: +70° 26’ 16”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.2 (JPL)  fading
in Camelopardalis   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 65P/Gunn

65P/Gunn
R.A: 23h 03m 56s   Dec: -14° 57’ 43”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.7 (JPL)  fading
in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson)

C/2015 V2 (Johnson)
R.A: 00h 50m 26s   Dec: -48° 55’ 39”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.8 (JPL)  fading
in Phoenix   object currently below the horizon

Comet 74P/Smirnova-Chernykh

74P/Smirnova-Chernykh
R.A: 14h 46m 36s   Dec: -12° 04’ 00”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.8 (JPL) 
in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2018 F1 (Grauer)

C/2018 F1 (Grauer)
R.A: 16h 42m 07s   Dec: +11° 08’ 49”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.8 (JPL) 
in Hercules   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 66P/du Toit

66P/du Toit
R.A: 00h 03m 28s   Dec: +00° 08’ 34”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.9 (JPL)  fading
in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 49P/Arend-Rigaux

49P/Arend-Rigaux
R.A: 13h 26m 16s   Dec: +05° 51’ 12”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.0 (JPL)  fading
in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2018 W2 (Africano)

C/2018 W2 (Africano)
R.A: 13h 16m 46s   Dec: +47° 46’ 23”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.1 (JPL)  brightening
in Canes Venatici   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2017 K2 (PANSTARRS)

C/2017 K2 (PANSTARRS)
R.A: 17h 37m 47s   Dec: +51° 46’ 15”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.3 (JPL)  brightening
in Draco   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2016 N4 (MASTER)

C/2016 N4 (MASTER)
R.A: 12h 59m 54s   Dec: +43° 53’ 32”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.3 (JPL) 
in Canes Venatici   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2018 F4 (PANSTARRS)

C/2018 F4 (PANSTARRS)
R.A: 14h 01m 53s   Dec: -31° 19’ 11”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.4 (JPL)  brightening
in Centaurus   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2018 E1 (ATLAS)

C/2018 E1 (ATLAS)
R.A: 10h 55m 47s   Dec: +06° 50’ 15”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.7 (JPL) 
in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2017 S3 (PANSTARRS)

C/2017 S3 (PANSTARRS)
R.A: 13h 51m 38s   Dec: +30° 43’ 46”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.7 (JPL)  fading
in Canes Venatici   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2018 R3 (Lemmon)

C/2018 R3 (Lemmon)
R.A: 20h 47m 45s   Dec: -01° 45’ 56”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.7 (JPL)  brightening
in Aquarius   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 37P/Forbes

37P/Forbes
R.A: 23h 27m 46s   Dec: +06° 19’ 50”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.9 (JPL)  fading
in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup

26P/Grigg-Skjellerup
R.A: 18h 03m 07s   Dec: -10° 58’ 34”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 19.0 (JPL)  fading
in Serpens   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1

117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1
R.A: 08h 35m 54s   Dec: +27° 33’ 26”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 19.2 (JPL) 
in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2017 K6 (Jacques)

C/2017 K6 (Jacques)
R.A: 08h 46m 09s   Dec: +57° 22’ 50”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 19.3 (JPL) 
in Ursa Major   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
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