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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
46P Wirtanen6.519/11/2018126°-69.0°11° (N)Fornax
64P Swift-Gehrels8.519/11/2018145°-2.8°14° (NNE)Andromeda
C/2018 L2 ATLAS9.019/11/201833°35.9°130° (SE)Ophiuchus
C/2018 V1 Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto9.019/11/201831°39.0°189° (S)Virgo
C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS9.506/11/201854°-34.0°176° (S)Apus
21P Giacobini-Zinner10.006/11/2018104°-38.0°256° (WSW)Puppis
38P Stephan-Oterma10.019/11/2018123°12.8°293° (WNW)Gemini
C/2016 N6 PANSTARRS12.519/11/2018104°-2.4°266° (W)Hydra
29P Schwassmann-Wachmann 112.514/11/2018104°-21.8°64° (ENE)Aquarius

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.