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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
12P Pons-Brooks4.42024-Apr-1523°35.7°259° (W)Aries
13P Olbers9.92024-Apr-1437°51.0°256° (WSW)Taurus
C/2023 A3 Tsuchinshan-ATLAS10.32024-Apr-15171°-16.2°81° (E)Virgo
C/2021 S3 PANSTARRS10.82024-Apr-1580°-17.4°345° (NNW)Cygnus
144P Kushida12.92024-Apr-1391°64.3°143° (SE)Gemini
29P Schwassmann-Wachmann 113.22024-Apr-1493°66.6°130° (SE)Cancer
62P Tsuchinshan13.42024-Apr-14150°14.2°90° (E)Virgo
C/2021 G2 Atlas13.82024-Apr-14147°-10.5°125° (SE)Hydra
C/2017 K2 PANSTARRS14.12024-Apr-1054°56.2°224° (SW)Orion
C/2022 L2 ATLAS14.52024-Apr-14143°-11.1°129° (SE)Centaurus
C/2022 E2 ATLAS14.52024-Apr-1175°83.9°174° (S)Gemini
C/2023 C2 ATLAS14.82024-Apr-14109°-49.4°170° (S)Apus
C/2019 U5 PANSTARRS14.92024-Apr-1494°14.8°173° (S)Puppis
32P Comas Sola15.22024-Apr-0856°70.8°253° (WSW)Auriga
C/2020 K1 PANSTARRS15.32024-Apr-1473°0.6°198° (SSW)Pictor
C/2021 T4 Lemmon16.02024-Apr-13147°12.6°73° (ENE)Coma Berenices
Comet observations courtesy of COBS

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.