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Comets

This table shows the brightest currently observable comets. Click on the name of the comet to get more details, including finder charts.

CometBrightnessDate of last reported observationAngular separation from SunAltitudeAzimuthConstellation
C/2023 P1 Nishimura4.02023-Sep-2114°-39.1°293° (WNW)Virgo
C/2023 H2 Lemmon9.32023-Sep-1844°-8.4°338° (NNW)Ursa Major
C/2020 V2 ZTF10.12023-Sep-20141°6.4°128° (SE)Fornax
2P Encke10.62023-Sep-2148°-30.9°9° (N)Cancer
C/2022 V2 Lemmon10.72023-Sep-1024°-27.9°331° (NNW)Leo
103P Hartley10.92023-Sep-2194°0.5°45° (NE)Auriga
C/2023 E1 ATLAS11.32023-Sep-18150°40.9°171° (S)Aquarius
C/2021 T4 Lemmon11.52023-Sep-0945°-19.5°265° (W)Libra
29P Schwassmann-Wachmann 112.42023-Sep-2056°-32.4°23° (NNE)Cancer
C/2017 K2 PANSTARRS12.62023-Sep-2077°-42.3°70° (ENE)Monoceros
C/2022 A2 PANSTARRS12.82023-Sep-18167°57.2°139° (SE)Pisces
C/2021 S3 PANSTARRS12.92023-Sep-1445°-88.5°46° (NE)Antlia
12P Pons-Brooks13.62023-Sep-1883°37.8°309° (NW)Hercules
C/2020 K1 PANSTARRS14.02023-Sep-1875°-44.9°190° (S)Musca
C/2022 JK5 PANSTARRS14.02023-Sep-18153°24.7°152° (SSE)Sculptor
126P IRAS14.42023-Sep-21113°37.7°36° (NE)Cassiopeia
117P Helin-Roman-Alu 114.42023-Sep-14169°34.6°129° (SE)Cetus
C/2021 X1 Maury-Attard14.62023-Sep-20167°41.8°112° (ESE)Pisces
C/2023 A3 Tsuchinshan-ATLAS15.32023-Sep-0633°-21.1°282° (WNW)Virgo
237P LINEAR15.32023-Sep-14116°44.5°227° (SW)Aquila
C/2022 L2 ATLAS15.52023-Sep-0647°-8.2°276° (W)Virgo
C/2019 T4 ATLAS16.02023-Sep-1557°7.4°286° (WNW)Serpens
Comet observations courtesy of COBS

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