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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/2018 Y1 Iwamoto7.011/02/2019153°17.3°293° (WNW)Cancer
46P Wirtanen8.511/02/2019142°39.3°307° (NW)Ursa Major
64P Swift-Gehrels11.011/02/2019106°-16.4°329° (NNW)Taurus
38P Stephan-Oterma11.511/02/2019140°28.1°310° (NW)Lynx
C/2018 L2 ATLAS12.011/02/201947°12.6°55° (NE)Cygnus
123P West-Hartley12.511/02/2019150°53.6°269° (W)Ursa Major
C/2016 N6 PANSTARRS13.011/02/2019111°-43.7°278° (W)Lepus

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.