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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/2017 K2 PANSTARRS8.82022-Sep-2557°23.1°181° (S)Lupus
C/2022 P1 NEOWISE9.32022-Sep-27140°-34.4°111° (ESE)Sculptor
C/2021 E3 ZTF11.62022-Sep-2147°-19.0°235° (SW)Antlia
C/2022 E3 ZTF12.12022-Sep-2759°83.8°192° (SSW)Corona Borealis
C/2020 V2 ZTF12.12022-Sep-2761°33.0°317° (NW)Ursa Major
29P Schwassmann-Wachmann 113.22022-Sep-2786°-15.1°322° (NW)Gemini
C/2020 K1 PANSTARRS13.32022-Sep-2772°44.4°154° (SSE)Ophiuchus
73P Schwassmann-Wachmann 313.82022-Sep-2468°21.3°170° (S)Scorpius
C/2020 R7 ATLAS14.22022-Sep-2066°26.0°170° (S)Scorpius
C/2022 R2 ATLAS14.22022-Sep-2747°13.6°294° (WNW)Leo
117P Helin-Roman-Alu 114.52022-Sep-1992°14.2°145° (SE)Sagittarius
22P Kopff14.52022-Sep-27167°-38.8°57° (ENE)Cetus
327P Van Ness14.92022-Sep-27144°-63.6°70° (ENE)Cetus
61P Shajn-Schaldach15.82022-Sep-27163°-38.9°50° (NE)Pisces
Comet observations courtesy of COBS

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