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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
2P Encke7.527/02/201732°20.7°153° (SSE)Aquarius
41P Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak7.520/03/2017117°24.6°337° (NNW)Ursa Major
45P Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova9.020/03/2017145°-17.8°335° (NNW)Leo
C/2015 ER61 PANSTARRS9.020/03/201767°22.4°193° (SSW)Sagittarius
C/2015 V2 Johnson9.520/03/2017106°48.0°294° (WNW)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.