Visual Comets in the Future (Northern Hemisphere)

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Updated on July 9, 2016
Southern Hemisphere

Please see the "Weekly Information about Bright Comets" and "Comet Catalog in order of Day of Perihelion" for more information.

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Month Evening Midnight Morning
Comet Mag h Comet Mag h Comet Mag h
2016 Jul C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)613 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)67 43P/Wolf- Harrington1113
9P/Tempel 11135 9P/Tempel 1111 144P/Kushida127
C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1132 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1251 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1226
81P/Wild 2118 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1271 C/2015 WZ (PanSTARRS)1380 C/2015 WZ (PanSTARRS)1336
237P/LINEAR1329 53P/Van Biesbroeck1343 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1320
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322
53P/Van Biesbroeck1344
C/2015 WZ (PanSTARRS)1386

53P/Van Biesbroeck1314

2016 Aug C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)911 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1325 144P/Kushida1113
9P/Tempel 11121 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 43P/Wolf- Harrington1118
81P/Wild 2111

237P/LINEAR1222

C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1212

C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1362

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329

2016 Sep C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)102 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312 43P/Wolf- Harrington1124
9P/Tempel 11115 C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)1354 144P/Kushida1119
237P/LINEAR1217
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1324
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330
C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)1332
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)137

C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1346

C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)138

2016 Oct 237P/LINEAR1215
43P/Wolf- Harrington1130
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)125
144P/Kushida1126
9P/Tempel 11212
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1236
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330
C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)135
2016 Nov 237P/LINEAR1213
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1249
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)121
43P/Wolf- Harrington1235
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1312
144P/Kushida1235
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1312
9P/Tempel 11312
C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1325
2016 Dec 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova711 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)117 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1163
237P/LINEAR138
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1222
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316
43P/Wolf- Harrington1336


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31331


C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1311


144P/Kushida1338
2017 Jan 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova69 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1015 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1072
2P/Encke1046
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1024


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31230


C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1320


43P/Wolf- Harrington1333
2017 Feb 2P/Encke727 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova684 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova687
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova817 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)926 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)924
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1043 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1081 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)977


41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1018


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31121


C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1320
2017 Mar 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak558 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak590 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak537
2P/Encke76 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)845 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)722
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)87 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1082 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)878
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1052 71P/Clark1316 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1034


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31110


71P/Clark1342


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139
2017 Apr 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak543 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak559 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak578
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)733 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)781 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)718

71P/Clark1127 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)779


71P/Clark1139


2P/Encke126


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320
2017 May 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak624 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak676 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak689
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)669 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)690 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)661
71P/Clark1013 71P/Clark1034 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)715

213P/Van Ness1310 71P/Clark1035

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132 213P/Van Ness1322


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11333


217P/LINEAR1310


2P/Encke137
2017 Jun C/2015 V2 (Johnson)676 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)660 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)623
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak939 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak971 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)724
71P/Clark1021 71P/Clark1027 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak962
213P/Van Ness125 213P/Van Ness1223 71P/Clark1013
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1362 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 213P/Van Ness1222

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1378 217P/LINEAR1214


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1358
2017 Jul C/2015 V2 (Johnson)739 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)712 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)843
71P/Clark1021 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)92 217P/LINEAR1123
213P/Van Ness1122 71P/Clark1015 213P/Van Ness1215
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1241 213P/Van Ness1126 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1226
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1252 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1310 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1369
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1379 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1349 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1334

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1378
2017 Aug C/2015 V2 (Johnson)812 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)921 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)970
71P/Clark1017 71P/Clark102 217P/LINEAR1135
213P/Van Ness1131 213P/Van Ness1127 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1367
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1342 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1366 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1376 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1338
2017 Sep 71P/Clark1120 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1045 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1078
213P/Van Ness1235 213P/Van Ness1210 217P/LINEAR1149
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1354 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1344 24P/Schaumasse1336
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1355 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)136
2017 Oct C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)118 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1176 24P/Schaumasse1037
213P/Van Ness1238 217P/LINEAR1210 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1177
71P/Clark1224 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318 62P/Tsuchinshan 11249
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)133 217P/LINEAR1263
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1344

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1325

2017 Nov C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1234 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1275 24P/Schaumasse1037
213P/Van Ness1238 217P/LINEAR1327 62P/Tsuchinshan 11153
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 (3200) Phaethon1361 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1231
71P/Clark1326
217P/LINEAR1365
(3200) Phaethon131
(3200) Phaethon1387
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1321
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)135
2017 Dec (3200) Phaethon1082 (3200) Phaethon1084 (3200) Phaethon1086
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1372 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1372 24P/Schaumasse1038
185P/Petriew1321
62P/Tsuchinshan 11156
213P/Van Ness1338
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1332
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11336
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)133
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)133

C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)133

2018 Jan 185P/Petriew1124 62P/Tsuchinshan 1127 62P/Tsuchinshan 11257
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321
24P/Schaumasse1239


C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1320


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1359
2018 Feb 185P/Petriew1129 62P/Tsuchinshan 11320 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1230

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1321 62P/Tsuchinshan 11357


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1379
2018 Mar 185P/Petriew1131 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1351 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1237
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1313
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1382
2018 Apr C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1349 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)113 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1141

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1371 66P/du Toit1212


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1374


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11311
2018 May C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1370 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1020 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1041
21P/Giacobini- Zinner137 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1368 66P/du Toit111
P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1329 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1342 48P/Johnson1331


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1343


21P/Giacobini- Zinner1379


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328


37P/Forbes1326
2018 Jun C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)94 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)925 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)930
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1128 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1155 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1183
P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1126 48P/Johnson1114 48P/Johnson1137
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1367 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315 66P/du Toit1214

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1342 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11348

37P/Forbes1311 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1317


37P/Forbes1344
2018 Jul 21P/Giacobini- Zinner831 21P/Giacobini- Zinner856 21P/Giacobini- Zinner874
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)94 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)97 48P/Johnson1138
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1345 48P/Johnson1126 66P/du Toit1318

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11338 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11357

64P/Swift- Gehrels1337 64P/Swift- Gehrels1364

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1317 37P/Forbes1348

37P/Forbes1315
2018 Aug 21P/Giacobini- Zinner727 21P/Giacobini- Zinner747 21P/Giacobini- Zinner761
48P/Johnson115 48P/Johnson1133 48P/Johnson1134
64P/Swift- Gehrels1114 64P/Swift- Gehrels1174 64P/Swift- Gehrels1172
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317 38P/Stephan- Oterma122 38P/Stephan- Oterma1249

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11357 P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1312


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11357
2018 Sep 64P/Swift- Gehrels1031 21P/Giacobini- Zinner622 21P/Giacobini- Zinner662
48P/Johnson1115 64P/Swift- Gehrels1085 64P/Swift- Gehrels1055
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11333 38P/Stephan- Oterma1014 38P/Stephan- Oterma1063

48P/Johnson1128 48P/Johnson115

46P/Wirtanen1132 46P/Wirtanen1136

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2018 Oct 64P/Swift- Gehrels947 46P/Wirtanen829 21P/Giacobini- Zinner748
48P/Johnson1130 38P/Stephan- Oterma928 38P/Stephan- Oterma973
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355 64P/Swift- Gehrels990 64P/Swift- Gehrels933

48P/Johnson1120 46P/Wirtanen1014

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355
2018 Nov 46P/Wirtanen435 46P/Wirtanen428 38P/Stephan- Oterma983
64P/Swift- Gehrels990 38P/Stephan- Oterma944 21P/Giacobini- Zinner926
48P/Johnson1333 64P/Swift- Gehrels988 64P/Swift- Gehrels911
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354 21P/Giacobini- Zinner108

48P/Johnson137

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
2018 Dec 46P/Wirtanen353 46P/Wirtanen385 46P/Wirtanen332
38P/Stephan- Oterma97 38P/Stephan- Oterma965 38P/Stephan- Oterma990
64P/Swift- Gehrels1089 64P/Swift- Gehrels1054 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1116
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1117
78P/Gehrels 21344

2019 Jan 46P/Wirtanen430 46P/Wirtanen469 46P/Wirtanen441
38P/Stephan- Oterma1033 38P/Stephan- Oterma1084 38P/Stephan- Oterma1046
64P/Swift- Gehrels1185 64P/Swift- Gehrels1144
78P/Gehrels 21339 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1224
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1325

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11343

2019 Feb 46P/Wirtanen746 46P/Wirtanen779 46P/Wirtanen738
38P/Stephan- Oterma1179 38P/Stephan- Oterma1178 38P/Stephan- Oterma1127
78P/Gehrels 21327 64P/Swift- Gehrels1333
64P/Swift- Gehrels1382

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321

2019 Mar 46P/Wirtanen1089 46P/Wirtanen1085 46P/Wirtanen1023
78P/Gehrels 21314 38P/Stephan- Oterma1364 38P/Stephan- Oterma1313
38P/Stephan- Oterma1379

2019 Apr 78P/Gehrels 2132 46P/Wirtanen1358 46P/Wirtanen139
46P/Wirtanen1390
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132
2019 May

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317
2019 Jun
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1131 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11338
2019 Jul
168P/Hergenrother125 168P/Hergenrother1247

260P/McNaught1316 260P/McNaught1353

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11367


78P/Gehrels 2132
2019 Aug 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134 168P/Hergenrother1117 168P/Hergenrother1163
68P/Klemola1345 260P/McNaught1238 260P/McNaught1275

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11352 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371

68P/Klemola1313 78P/Gehrels 21319
2019 Sep 260P/McNaught1110 260P/McNaught1161 260P/McNaught1190
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320 168P/Hergenrother1126 168P/Hergenrother1170
68P/Klemola1343 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371

68P/Klemola135 78P/Gehrels 21327
2019 Oct 260P/McNaught1129 260P/McNaught1183 260P/McNaught1185
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 168P/Hergenrother1234 168P/Hergenrother1271
68P/Klemola1337 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
168P/Hergenrother131

2019 Nov 260P/McNaught1276 260P/McNaught1276 260P/McNaught1236
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355
68P/Klemola1334

2019 Dec 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330 260P/McNaught1313
260P/McNaught1377 260P/McNaught1362
2020 Jan 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11365 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134
2020 Feb 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11344

2020 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320 88P/Howell1351 88P/Howell1328
88P/Howell137

2020 Apr 210P/Christensen1118 88P/Howell1253 88P/Howell1227
88P/Howell1242

2020 May 88P/Howell1154 88P/Howell1153 88P/Howell127
249P/LINEAR1234
85P/Boethin1211
210P/Christensen1321
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135
2020 Jun 88P/Howell1151 88P/Howell1123 85P/Boethin918
249P/LINEAR1113
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2020 Jul 88P/Howell1033 88P/Howell101 85P/Boethin823

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312 249P/LINEAR917


58P/Jackson- Neujmin1319


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354
2020 Aug 88P/Howell920 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 85P/Boethin828
2P/Encke1013
58P/Jackson- Neujmin1335


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381
2020 Sep 88P/Howell815 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11360 85P/Boethin936
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134
58P/Jackson- Neujmin1350


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11383
2020 Oct 88P/Howell819 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11383 85P/Boethin1242
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11383
2020 Nov 88P/Howell924 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1242 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1315
141P/Machholz 21329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11382 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381

17P/Holmes1321

2020 Dec 88P/Howell1026 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1255
141P/Machholz 21135 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11359
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1229

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381

17P/Holmes1321

2021 Jan 141P/Machholz 21149 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1247
88P/Howell1125 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11331
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1272

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11379

17P/Holmes1314

2021 Feb 88P/Howell1219 141P/Machholz 2136
141P/Machholz 21253 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1346
17P/Holmes133 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1376

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368

2021 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11345 7P/Pons- Winnecke1214 7P/Pons- Winnecke1262
88P/Howell139
246P/NEAT1324
2021 Apr 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318 7P/Pons- Winnecke916 7P/Pons- Winnecke961


246P/NEAT1327
2021 May
7P/Pons- Winnecke815 7P/Pons- Winnecke853

246P/NEAT1313 4P/Faye1316


15P/Finlay1313


246P/NEAT1327
2021 Jun 246P/NEAT135 7P/Pons- Winnecke86 7P/Pons- Winnecke836

246P/NEAT1324 15P/Finlay1118


4P/Faye1228


10P/Tempel 21212


8P/Tuttle127


246P/NEAT1326


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139

The h means the highest altitude in that month at lat. 35 deg in the Northern Hemisphere.

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