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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/2020 S3 Erasmus6.62021-Jan-0213°30.9°224° (SW)Aquarius
C/2020 R4 ATLAS9.52021-Jan-0711°26.0°213° (SSW)Capricornus
88P Howell10.02021-Jan-1643°41.4°179° (S)Aquarius
141P Machholz10.32021-Jan-1977°33.7°135° (SE)Cetus
C/2020 M3 ATLAS10.52021-Jan-16134°26.7°48° (NE)Auriga
C/2021 A2 NEOWISE11.02021-Jan-19122°-65.7°93° (E)Vela
156P Russell-LINEAR12.12021-Jan-1999°53.0°85° (E)Triangulum
C/2019 N1 ATLAS12.52020-Dec-2569°-50.1°221° (SW)Circinus
398P Boattini12.72021-Jan-16137°5.7°78° (ENE)Orion
29P Schwassmann-Wachmann 113.62021-Jan-1797°47.1°98° (E)Aries
C/2019 L3 ATLAS13.82021-Jan-1592°69.9°39° (NE)Cassiopeia
277P LINEAR13.92021-Jan-15108°38.2°89° (E)Aries
141P-B Machholz14.42021-Jan-1687°24.4°126° (SE)Cetus
C/2018 N2 ASASSN14.62021-Jan-1393°31.5°326° (NNW)Draco
162P Siding Spring14.72021-Jan-1175°63.5°128° (SE)Andromeda
C/2017 K2 PANSTARRS14.72021-Jan-1663°32.1°291° (WNW)Hercules
C/2020 N1 PANSTARRS15.22021-Jan-1685°62.5°106° (ESE)Pisces
C/2020 T2 Palomar15.82021-Jan-19108°-14.3°326° (NW)Boötes

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.