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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/2017 T1 Heinze10.019/02/201832°-41.1°315° (NW)Aquarius
C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS11.012/03/201871°50.4°277° (W)Perseus
185P Petriew11.519/02/201854°26.0°258° (WSW)Taurus
C/2016 N6 PANSTARRS12.512/03/2018101°47.8°11° (N)Draco
62P Tsuchinshan13.012/03/2018140°-7.3°78° (ENE)Virgo
24P Schaumasse13.012/03/2018104°-44.1°63° (ENE)Ophiuchus

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.