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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
13P Olbers7.22024-Jul-2236°80.7°73° (ENE)Leo Minor
12P Pons-Brooks8.82024-Jul-2367°10.4°181° (S)Vela
C/2023 A3 Tsuchinshan-ATLAS9.32024-Jul-2345°52.0°152° (SSE)Leo
C/2023 V4 Camarasa-Duszanowicz11.92024-Jul-1649°67.5°40° (NE)Ursa Major
C/2021 S3 PANSTARRS12.92024-Jul-2098°11.5°15° (NNE)Draco
154P Brewington13.02024-Jul-1641°35.5°291° (WNW)Auriga
C/2023 S3 Lemmon13.32024-Jun-2764°48.0°103° (ESE)Coma Berenices
C/2021 G2 Atlas13.92024-Jul-1274°23.1°141° (SE)Corvus
C/2020 V2 ZTF14.02024-Jul-16121°-54.8°208° (SSW)Tucana
C/2023 C2 ATLAS14.02024-Jul-13117°-29.7°148° (SSE)Triangulum Australe
479P Elenin14.62024-Jul-09103°-2.4°125° (SE)Hydra
C/2024 G3 ATLAS15.02024-Jul-1299°-16.0°161° (SSE)Crux
146P Shoemaker-LINEAR15.22024-Jul-1973°-5.8°273° (W)Taurus
130P McNaught-Hughes15.42024-Jul-1789°-16.6°291° (WNW)Cetus
299P Catalina-PANSTARRS15.52024-Jul-13114°-8.8°112° (ESE)Libra
C/2022 N2 PANSTARRS15.82024-Jul-17135°-53.9°328° (NNW)Aquarius
C/2014 UN271 Bernardinelli-Bernstein15.92024-Jul-1496°-29.9°210° (SSW)Reticulum
C/2022 L2 ATLAS16.02024-Jul-1148°31.6°182° (S)Hydra
Comet observations courtesy of COBS

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