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Comets

Browse and discover detailed information about 211 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/2021 N2 (Fuls)

P/2021 N2 (Fuls)
R.A: 04h 16m 05s   Dec: +16° 38’ 08”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.8 (JPL)  fading
in Taurus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2021 Y1 (ATLAS)

C/2021 Y1 (ATLAS)
R.A: 03h 16m 11s   Dec: +40° 52’ 33”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.9 (JPL)  brightening
in Perseus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 325P/Yang-Gao

325P/Yang-Gao
R.A: 21h 01m 38s   Dec: -08° 41’ 25”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.9 (JPL)  fading
in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 402P/LINEAR

402P/LINEAR
R.A: 06h 56m 35s   Dec: +18° 10’ 28”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 17.9 (JPL)  fading
in Gemini   object currently below the horizon

Comet 119P/Parker-Hartley

119P/Parker-Hartley
R.A: 02h 52m 23s   Dec: +11° 29’ 50”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.0 (JPL) 
in Aries   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 110P/Hartley 3

110P/Hartley 3
R.A: 08h 43m 44s   Dec: +09° 54’ 25”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.1 (JPL)  fading
in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2021 D2 (ZTF)

C/2021 D2 (ZTF)
R.A: 07h 25m 49s   Dec: +45° 55’ 00”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.2 (JPL)  fading
in Lynx   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 75D/Kohoutek (Lost)

75D/Kohoutek (Lost)
R.A: 12h 55m 16s   Dec: -13° 17’ 52”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.3 (JPL)  fading
in Corvus   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo)

C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo)
R.A: 00h 28m 04s   Dec: +06° 47’ 33”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.4 (JPL) 
in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2019 E3 (ATLAS)

C/2019 E3 (ATLAS)
R.A: 07h 28m 05s   Dec: -63° 11’ 24”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.4 (JPL) 
in Carina   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2021 S3 (PANSTARRS)

C/2021 S3 (PANSTARRS)
R.A: 05h 03m 59s   Dec: -18° 38’ 35”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.4 (JPL)  brightening
in Lepus   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2021 U5 (Catalina)

C/2021 U5 (Catalina)
R.A: 10h 53m 04s   Dec: +07° 33’ 29”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.4 (JPL)  fading
in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS)

C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS)
R.A: 18h 19m 09s   Dec: -58° 36’ 28”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.4 (JPL) 
in Pavo   object currently below the horizon

Comet 70P/Kojima

70P/Kojima
R.A: 11h 30m 06s   Dec: +11° 59’ 00”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.5 (JPL)  fading
in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Comet 118P/Shoemaker-Levy 4

118P/Shoemaker-Levy 4
R.A: 02h 05m 10s   Dec: +05° 57’ 29”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.6 (JPL)  brightening
in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)

C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)
R.A: 02h 13m 22s   Dec: -35° 58’ 41”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.6 (JPL) 
in Fornax   object currently below the horizon

Comet 61P/Shajn-Schaldach

61P/Shajn-Schaldach
R.A: 23h 27m 13s   Dec: -02° 10’ 12”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.7 (JPL)  brightening
in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 230P/LINEAR

230P/LINEAR
R.A: 05h 21m 59s   Dec: +21° 08’ 35”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.7 (JPL)  fading
in Taurus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 8P/Tuttle

8P/Tuttle
R.A: 16h 55m 02s   Dec: -56° 12’ 20”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 18.9 (JPL) 
in Ara   object currently below the horizon

Comet 71P/Clark

71P/Clark
R.A: 09h 59m 27s   Dec: +22° 31’ 49”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 19.0 (JPL) 
in Leo   object currently below the horizon
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