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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
41P Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak7.524/04/2017105°38.1°288° (WNW)Hercules
C/2015 V2 Johnson7.524/04/2017118°24.1°313° (NW)Hercules
C/2017 E4 Lovejoy10.024/04/201721°56.7°110° (ESE)Triangulum
45P Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova12.010/04/2017117°-20.4°10° (N)Leo

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.