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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-Brooks6.02024-May-2238°22.4°155° (SSE)Lepus
13P Olbers8.32024-May-2226°62.5°117° (ESE)Auriga
C/2023 A3 Tsuchinshan-ATLAS10.02024-May-20122°-22.0°55° (NE)Virgo
144P Kushida12.22024-May-1978°11.1°86° (E)Leo
C/2021 S3 PANSTARRS13.12024-May-1885°31.7°318° (NW)Cygnus
C/2020 V2 ZTF13.52024-May-1882°-16.4°211° (SSW)Phoenix
C/2021 G2 Atlas13.82024-May-18123°-41.2°83° (E)Hydra
29P Schwassmann-Wachmann 114.02024-May-1160°28.0°93° (E)Cancer
C/2022 E2 ATLAS14.02024-May-1040°51.9°98° (E)Gemini
32P Comas Sola14.42024-May-1342°47.2°101° (E)Gemini
C/2019 U5 PANSTARRS14.82024-May-1872°-7.3°136° (SE)Canis Major
C/2023 C2 ATLAS14.82024-May-18123°-63.4°184° (S)Apus
C/2014 UN271 Bernardinelli-Bernstein15.02024-May-0382°-22.9°181° (S)Reticulum
C/2022 L2 ATLAS15.12024-May-18100°-24.7°104° (ESE)Antlia
62P Tsuchinshan15.22024-May-13120°-19.8°56° (NE)Virgo
C/2020 K1 PANSTARRS15.62024-May-1865°-5.1°158° (SSE)Columba
227P Catalina-LINEAR15.82024-May-1388°7.2°74° (ENE)Leo
37P Forbes15.92024-May-16129°-39.3°68° (ENE)Corvus
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.