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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 PANSTARRS9.019/10/201856°-79.1°118° (ESE)Circinus
21P Giacobini-Zinner9.519/10/201891°-1.1°138° (SE)Canis Major
38P Stephan-Oterma10.519/10/2018107°36.7°133° (SE)Gemini
64P Swift-Gehrels11.019/10/2018151°47.6°258° (WSW)Andromeda
29P Schwassmann-Wachmann 111.519/10/2018135°2.9°263° (W)Aquarius
C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS12.501/10/201856°23.2°33° (NNE)Canes Venatici
48P Johnson12.501/10/2018121°-21.4°253° (WSW)Piscis Austrinus

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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