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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
C/2020 S3 Erasmus6.42020-Nov-3025°18.1°209° (SSW)Libra
C/2019 M3 ATLAS8.52020-Nov-2274°-11.9°117° (ESE)Piscis Austrinus
C/2020 M3 ATLAS10.02020-Nov-29168°-19.6°352° (N)Taurus
88P Howell10.12020-Nov-2357°5.6°127° (SE)Capricornus
156P Russell-LINEAR11.12020-Nov-22114°-7.2°70° (ENE)Pisces
C/2020 P1 NEOWISE11.52020-Nov-2838°47.0°223° (SW)Virgo
11P Tempel-Swift-LINEAR11.62020-Nov-23126°-14.7°59° (ENE)Pisces
29P Schwassmann-Wachmann 112.32020-Nov-23149°-13.6°34° (NE)Aries
398P Boattini13.22020-Nov-21146°-59.1°11° (NNE)Eridanus
C/2019 L3 ATLAS14.22020-Nov-23119°29.4°32° (NNE)Cassiopeia
C/2018 N2 ASASSN14.72020-Nov-2382°70.9°339° (NNW)Draco
C/2018 F4 PANSTARRS14.72020-Nov-16110°-48.1°91° (E)Sculptor
C/2020 F5 MASTER15.02020-Nov-1551°-20.2°159° (SSE)Pavo
C/2017 K2 PANSTARRS15.02020-Nov-2360°79.1°122° (ESE)Hercules
C/2019 T4 ATLAS15.22020-Nov-1298°-47.8°257° (WSW)Vela
C/2019 U6 15.52020-Nov-1855°61.4°122° (ESE)Hercules

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.