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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
21P Giacobini-Zinner7.503/09/201882°-40.4°340° (NNW)Monoceros
C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS9.003/09/201866°-15.4°202° (SSW)Centaurus
C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS12.003/09/201848°31.6°309° (NW)Ursa Major
38P Stephan-Oterma12.003/09/201896°-41.9°358° (N)Orion
48P Johnson12.003/09/2018143°-5.6°122° (ESE)Piscis Austrinus
37P Forbes13.027/08/2018164°9.4°90° (E)Pisces
64P Swift-Gehrels13.003/09/2018151°7.7°59° (ENE)Andromeda

Warning!
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.
 

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