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Browse and discover detailed information about 167 of the most interesting comets. Comets are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

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Comet P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS)

P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS)
R.A: 01h 07m 03s   Dec: +04° 01’ 39”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 34.5 (JPL)  brightening
in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Comet 80P/Peters-Hartley

80P/Peters-Hartley
R.A: 05h 12m 48s   Dec: +27° 53’ 16”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 34.9 (JPL)  brightening
in Taurus   object currently below the horizon

Comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle

109P/Swift-Tuttle
R.A: 09h 41m 11s   Dec: -20° 06’ 04”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 36.3 (JPL) 
in Hydra   object currently below the horizon

Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova

45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova
R.A: 14h 54m 02s   Dec: -14° 16’ 13”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 36.5 (JPL)  fading
in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2018 O1 (ATLAS)

C/2018 O1 (ATLAS)
R.A: 10h 50m 58s   Dec: -16° 01’ 53”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 37.4 (JPL)  fading
in Hydra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle

55P/Tempel-Tuttle
R.A: 15h 23m 18s   Dec: -18° 54’ 34”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 48.1 (JPL) 
in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON)

C/2012 S1 (ISON)
R.A: 07h 34m 03s   Dec: +36° 49’ 03”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude N.A. (JPL) 
in Lynx   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
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