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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/2017 K2 PANSTARRS7.82022-Aug-09104°25.4°157° (SSE)Scorpius
73P Schwassmann-Wachmann 39.82022-Jul-3155°32.2°213° (SSW)Virgo
C/2021 E3 ZTF10.32022-Jul-2457°-20.0°230° (SW)Vela
C/2020 V2 ZTF12.72022-Aug-0739°46.4°305° (NW)Ursa Major
C/2019 T4 ATLAS12.92022-Jul-2550°33.6°219° (SW)Virgo
C/2022 E3 ZTF12.92022-Aug-10100°62.1°100° (E)Hercules
C/2020 K1 PANSTARRS13.12022-Aug-09117°36.2°127° (SE)Ophiuchus
C/2019 U5 PANSTARRS13.42022-Aug-0956°64.6°226° (SW)Coma Berenices
117P Helin-Roman-Alu 113.52022-Jul-29135°-2.7°136° (SE)Sagittarius
22P Kopff13.62022-Aug-10115°-37.8°21° (NNE)Pisces
C/2020 R7 ATLAS13.72022-Jul-25117°-8.0°157° (SSE)Ara
116P Wild 413.82022-Jul-1945°32.0°225° (SW)Virgo
29P Schwassmann-Wachmann 115.12022-Aug-1044°0.1°314° (NW)Auriga
285P LINEAR15.22022-Aug-10126°33.8°107° (ESE)Hercules
327P Van Ness15.82022-Aug-06117°-23.5°25° (NNE)Pisces
C/2020 F5 MASTER15.92022-Aug-06132°-19.8°42° (NE)Pegasus
9P Tempel 116.02022-Aug-06156°-41.8°87° (E)Piscis Austrinus
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.