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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
12P Pons-Brooks8.72023-Dec-1065°-1.6°32° (NNE)Lyra
62P Tsuchinshan8.82023-Dec-10107°63.2°154° (SSE)Leo
C/2021 S3 PANSTARRS11.22023-Nov-2548°-8.3°138° (SE)Centaurus
C/2020 V2 ZTF13.12023-Dec-1076°-70.5°259° (WSW)Grus
C/2023 H2 Lemmon13.32023-Dec-1070°-77.6°270° (W)Grus
29P Schwassmann-Wachmann 113.62023-Dec-10131°66.2°212° (SSW)Cancer
144P Kushida13.72023-Dec-07146°2.0°289° (WNW)Aries
C/2017 K2 PANSTARRS14.02023-Dec-10149°22.1°240° (WSW)Monoceros
C/2019 U5 PANSTARRS14.02023-Nov-2284°9.9°169° (S)Antlia
C/2022 E2 ATLAS14.22023-Nov-19117°57.6°182° (S)Leo
C/2020 K1 PANSTARRS14.42023-Dec-0569°-38.5°181° (S)Octans
C/2023 A3 Tsuchinshan-ATLAS14.72023-Dec-0737°3.7°102° (ESE)Libra
103P Hartley15.02023-Dec-10113°35.9°189° (S)Hydra
C/2022 JK5 PANSTARRS15.02023-Dec-0591°-52.7°301° (WNW)Aquarius
C/2023 P1 Nishimura15.22023-Dec-0859°-6.9°150° (SSE)Centaurus
32P Comas Sola15.42023-Dec-10146°3.0°291° (WNW)Aries
C/2014 UN271 Bernardinelli-Bernstein15.92023-Nov-2288°-40.5°212° (SSW)Horologium
Comet observations courtesy of COBS

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.