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Comets

Browse and discover detailed information about 218 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 C/2020 S8 (Lemmon)

C/2020 S8 (Lemmon)
R.A: 08h 32m 04s   Dec: -48° 21’ 36”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 26.5 (JPL)  fading
in Vela   object currently below the horizon

Comet 154P/Brewington

154P/Brewington
R.A: 15h 56m 17s   Dec: -36° 43’ 52”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 26.5 (JPL) 
in Lupus   object currently below the horizon

Comet 114P/Wiseman-Skiff

114P/Wiseman-Skiff
R.A: 16h 06m 12s   Dec: -26° 13’ 30”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 26.5 (JPL)  fading
in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Comet 40P/Vaisala 1

40P/Vaisala 1
R.A: 02h 03m 55s   Dec: -00° 55’ 54”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 26.5 (JPL) 
in Cetus   object currently below the horizon

Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma

38P/Stephan-Oterma
R.A: 14h 54m 23s   Dec: -07° 01’ 40”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 26.6 (JPL) 
in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 260P/McNaught

260P/McNaught
R.A: 12h 06m 01s   Dec: -03° 36’ 55”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 26.8 (JPL) 
in Virgo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 56P/Slaughter-Burnham

56P/Slaughter-Burnham
R.A: 13h 55m 10s   Dec: -17° 44’ 25”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 26.8 (JPL) 
in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS)

C/2020 R4 (ATLAS)
R.A: 09h 59m 37s   Dec: +11° 53’ 59”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 26.9 (JPL) 
in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2022 A1 (Sarneczky)

C/2022 A1 (Sarneczky)
R.A: 20h 58m 23s   Dec: -69° 47’ 19”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 27.2 (JPL)  fading
in Pavo   object currently below the horizon

Comet 66P/du Toit

66P/du Toit
R.A: 05h 51m 38s   Dec: +40° 16’ 47”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 27.4 (JPL) 
in Auriga   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 106P/Schuster

106P/Schuster
R.A: 12h 03m 16s   Dec: +14° 22’ 09”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 27.5 (JPL)  fading
in Coma   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 23P/Brorsen-Metcalf

23P/Brorsen-Metcalf
R.A: 17h 13m 53s   Dec: -37° 49’ 27”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 27.6 (JPL)  fading
in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Comet 332P/Ikeya-Murakami

332P/Ikeya-Murakami
R.A: 17h 56m 56s   Dec: -32° 24’ 28”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 27.8 (JPL)  fading
in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS

161P/Hartley-IRAS
R.A: 09h 05m 56s   Dec: -53° 00’ 34”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 28.3 (JPL)  brightening
in Vela   object currently below the horizon

Comet 146P/Shoemaker-LINEAR

146P/Shoemaker-LINEAR
R.A: 14h 30m 20s   Dec: -11° 12’ 05”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 28.8 (JPL) 
in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)
R.A: 14h 40m 49s   Dec: -28° 20’ 00”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 28.8 (JPL)  fading
in Hydra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Comet 252P/LINEAR

252P/LINEAR
R.A: 20h 48m 17s   Dec: -08° 37’ 19”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 29.0 (JPL)  fading
in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan 1

62P/Tsuchinshan 1
R.A: 21h 59m 18s   Dec: -18° 31’ 57”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 29.0 (JPL)  brightening
in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Comet 289P/Blanpain

289P/Blanpain
R.A: 16h 38m 18s   Dec: -23° 15’ 56”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 29.0 (JPL) 
in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Comet 24P/Schaumasse

24P/Schaumasse
R.A: 21h 39m 01s   Dec: -26° 26’ 58”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 29.2 (JPL) 
in Pisces Austrinus   object currently below the horizon
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