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Comets

Browse and discover detailed information about 207 of the most interesting comets. Comets are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

Visibility from selected location  = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
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Comet C/1956 R1 (Arend-Roland)

C/1956 R1 (Arend-Roland)
R.A: 03h 57m 12s   Dec: +69° 35’ 45”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude N.A. (JPL) 
in Camelopardalis   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/1969 Y1 (Bennett)

C/1969 Y1 (Bennett)
R.A: 02h 27m 44s   Dec: +29° 52’ 50”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude N.A. (JPL) 
in Triangulum   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet West (C/1975 V1-A)

C/1975 V1-A (West)
R.A: 19h 35m 33s   Dec: -16° 27’ 58”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude N.A. (JPL) 
in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Eclipse comet (Comet C/1948 V1)

C/1948 V1 (Eclipse comet)
R.A: 08h 46m 35s   Dec: -05° 30’ 56”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude N.A. (JPL) 
in Hydra   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet Ikeya-Seki (C/1965 S1)

C/1965 S1 (Ikeya-Seki)
R.A: 06h 47m 52s   Dec: -12° 25’ 50”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude N.A. (JPL) 
in Canis Majoris   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON)

C/2012 S1 (ISON)
R.A: 07h 32m 11s   Dec: +37° 48’ 02”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude N.A. (JPL) 
in Lynx   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Southern Comet (C/1947 X1-A)

C/1947 X1-A (Southern Comet)
R.A: 21h 46m 31s   Dec: -04° 41’ 00”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude N.A. (JPL) 
in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon
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