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Browse and discover detailed information about 120 of the most interesting comets. Comets are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

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Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Comet C/2013 V1 (Boattini)

C/2013 V1 (Boattini)
R.A: 16h 28m 33s   Dec: -24° 26’ 03”
Magnitude 25.6 fading in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2012 X1 (LINEAR)

C/2012 X1 (LINEAR)
R.A: 02h 50m 16s   Dec: -34° 15’ 53”
Magnitude 25.8 in Fornax   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 108P/Ciffreo

108P/Ciffreo
R.A: 07h 20m 29s   Dec: +19° 30’ 02”
Magnitude 26.0 brightening in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR

11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR
R.A: 14h 11m 17s   Dec: -16° 55’ 44”
Magnitude 26.1 in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Comet 7P/Pons-Winnecke

7P/Pons-Winnecke
R.A: 05h 55m 56s   Dec: +17° 17’ 40”
Magnitude 26.3 in Orion   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 210P/Christensen

210P/Christensen
R.A: 16h 47m 32s   Dec: -20° 26’ 54”
Magnitude 26.5 in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Comet 333P/LINEAR

333P/LINEAR
R.A: 19h 24m 03s   Dec: -14° 38’ 00”
Magnitude 26.6 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Comet 92P/Sanguin

92P/Sanguin
R.A: 14h 23m 11s   Dec: -07° 58’ 30”
Magnitude 26.6 in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Comet 81P/Wild 2

81P/Wild 2
R.A: 18h 14m 44s   Dec: -35° 50’ 36”
Magnitude 26.8 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Comet 103P/Hartley 2

103P/Hartley 2
R.A: 09h 03m 22s   Dec: +02° 35’ 43”
Magnitude 27.1 fading in Hydra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 226P/Pigott-LINEAR-Kowalski

226P/Pigott-LINEAR-Kowalski
R.A: 12h 22m 35s   Dec: +03° 32’ 21”
Magnitude 27.1 fading in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2015 F3 (SWAN)

C/2015 F3 (SWAN)
R.A: 13h 37m 41s   Dec: -32° 45’ 18”
Magnitude 27.2 fading in Centaurus   object currently below the horizon

Comet 319P/Catalina-McNaught

319P/Catalina-McNaught
R.A: 08h 33m 32s   Dec: +20° 15’ 02”
Magnitude 27.5 brightening in Cancer   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2014 R1 (Borisov)

C/2014 R1 (Borisov)
R.A: 19h 35m 57s   Dec: -24° 00’ 20”
Magnitude 27.7 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Comet C/2016 K1 (LINEAR)

C/2016 K1 (LINEAR)
R.A: 13h 08m 56s   Dec: +58° 59’ 39”
Magnitude 28.0 fading in Ursa Major   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)

C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)
R.A: 17h 33m 33s   Dec: +06° 35’ 21”
Magnitude 28.1 fading in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Comet 252P/LINEAR

252P/LINEAR
R.A: 03h 52m 31s   Dec: +17° 41’ 24”
Magnitude 28.3 in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2017 E1 (Borisov)

C/2017 E1 (Borisov)
R.A: 04h 24m 26s   Dec: +03° 12’ 59”
Magnitude 28.5 fading in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet P/2014 L2 (NEOWISE)

P/2014 L2 (NEOWISE)
R.A: 08h 10m 58s   Dec: +17° 11’ 51”
Magnitude 28.9 in Cancer   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 15P/Finlay

15P/Finlay
R.A: 11h 45m 25s   Dec: +03° 39’ 07”
Magnitude 29.1 in Virgo   object currently below the horizon
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