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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/2016 M1 PANSTARRS8.016/07/2018129°-0.8°169° (S)Norma
C/2017 S3 PANSTARRS9.516/07/201848°4.3°346° (NNW)Camelopardalis
21P Giacobini-Zinner10.016/07/201893°20.9°30° (NNE)Cepheus
37P Forbes11.516/07/2018118°-29.9°63° (ENE)Pisces
C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS12.016/07/201833°23.6°319° (NW)Ursa Major
C/2016 N6 PANSTARRS12.516/07/201814°10.8°301° (WNW)Cancer

Warning!
Never attempt to observe objects close to the sun without taking the proper precautions. In particular, never point optical instruments near the sun and look through them, or you risk permanent eye damage or blindness.
 

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