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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 Heinze9.515/01/201872°49.2°285° (WNW)Lacerta
C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS10.515/01/2018126°54.2°136° (SE)Taurus
24P Schaumasse11.015/01/201867°-47.7°338° (NNW)Libra
62P Tsuchinshan12.015/01/201892°-39.0°11° (N)Virgo
C/2017 O1 12.015/01/2018111°53.5°360° (N)Cepheus

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.