Visual Comets in the Future (Northern Hemisphere)

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Updated on June 27, 2015
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
2015 Jul C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)959 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)943 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)812
C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1160 C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1184 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)930
22P/Kopff1137 88P/Howell116 88P/Howell1048
C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1337 141P/Machholz 21212 C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1154
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 22P/Kopff123 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1118

C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1346 141P/Machholz 21249

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1336

51P/Harrington1313 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132


51P/Harrington1350


6P/d'Arrest134
2015 Aug C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1059 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1033 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)109
22P/Kopff1122 C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1190 141P/Machholz 21135
C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1189 88P/Howell1226 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1124
10P/Tempel 21330 C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1345 C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1131
C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1344 51P/Harrington1329 88P/Howell1267
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139 19P/Borrelly123

C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)138 C/2015 G2 (MASTER)138


C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)135


51P/Harrington1358


C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1351
2015 Sep C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1056 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1014 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1031
22P/Kopff1116 C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1245 141P/Machholz 21124
10P/Tempel 21123 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1231 C/2015 F4 (Jacques)125
C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1282 88P/Howell1346 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1281
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323 51P/Harrington1358 19P/Borrelly1312
C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1343 C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1321 88P/Howell1368


51P/Harrington1358


C/2015 G2 (MASTER)1326
2015 Oct 22P/Kopff1013 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1164 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1040
C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1111 C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1227 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1183
10P/Tempel 21118 51P/Harrington1359 141P/Machholz 21227
C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1146 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1334 51P/Harrington1340
C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1276
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1355
51P/Harrington1313
19P/Borrelly1314
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1321

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318

2015 Nov C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1085 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1082 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)49
22P/Kopff1111 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1324 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1052
10P/Tempel 21115 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1334 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1153
C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1234 230P/LINEAR1349 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1383
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1333 51P/Harrington1359 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1347
51P/Harrington1318 C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1317 230P/LINEAR1346
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
51P/Harrington139
C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1371

2015 Dec C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)990 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)955 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)457
249P/LINEAR1124 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1038 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1083
22P/Kopff1110 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko128 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1262
10P/Tempel 21116 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1329 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1216
C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1217 230P/LINEAR1361 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1334
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1336 81P/Wild 21374 230P/LINEAR1313
230P/LINEAR1322
81P/Wild 2138
81P/Wild 21331
116P/Wild 41335
2016 Jan C/2013 US10 (Catalina)533 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)544 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)577
C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)968 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)957 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)981
10P/Tempel 21215 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)93 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1363
22P/Kopff127 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1331 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1331
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1334 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1317 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1335
81P/Wild 21375 81P/Wild 21374 116P/Wild 41337
2016 Feb C/2013 US10 (Catalina)661 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)644 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)632
P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)825 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)879 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)879
C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)930 81P/Wild 21239 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1338
252P/LINEAR1229 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1313 116P/Wild 41336
81P/Wild 21276 252P/LINEAR138 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1351
10P/Tempel 21212 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1337 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1364
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1323
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138
2016 Mar P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)868 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)874 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)822
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)860 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)825 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)82
252P/LINEAR1120 81P/Wild 21218 252P/LINEAR1036
81P/Wild 21272 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1322 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1346
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1314 116P/Wild 41314 116P/Wild 41334
9P/Tempel 11339 9P/Tempel 11376 9P/Tempel 11337
10P/Tempel 2134
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317


C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1352
2016 Apr P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)967 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)953 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)87
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1044 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)108 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)91
81P/Wild 21254 252P/LINEAR1133 252P/LINEAR1161
9P/Tempel 11275 81P/Wild 2124 9P/Tempel 11223
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1323 9P/Tempel 11276 116P/Wild 41332

116P/Wild 41332 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1352

C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1339 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11325
2016 May P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1159 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1129 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)721
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1123 9P/Tempel 11147 9P/Tempel 1124
81P/Wild 21136 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1355 43P/Wolf- Harrington132
9P/Tempel 11173 116P/Wild 41332 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1353
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1345 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312 116P/Wild 41322
116P/Wild 41324
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2016 Jun C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)61 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)69 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)623
9P/Tempel 11157 9P/Tempel 11122 43P/Wolf- Harrington127
81P/Wild 21120 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1310 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)127
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)126 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330
P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1342 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1362 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1347
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135 116P/Wild 41332 116P/Wild 4136
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1368

116P/Wild 41330

2016 Jul C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)713 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)77 43P/Wolf- Harrington1113
9P/Tempel 11135 9P/Tempel 1111 144P/Kushida127
81P/Wild 2118 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1351 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1326
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1371 53P/Van Biesbroeck1343 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1326
53P/Van Biesbroeck1314
53P/Van Biesbroeck1344
2016 Aug C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)911 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 144P/Kushida1113
9P/Tempel 11121 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1311 43P/Wolf- Harrington1118
81P/Wild 2111
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1345
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329

2016 Sep C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)112 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312 43P/Wolf- Harrington1124
9P/Tempel 11115 C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)1354 144P/Kushida1119
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330
C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)1332
C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)138

2016 Oct 9P/Tempel 11212
43P/Wolf- Harrington1130
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330
144P/Kushida1126
2016 Nov 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1312
43P/Wolf- Harrington1235
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326
144P/Kushida1235
9P/Tempel 11312

2016 Dec 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova711
43P/Wolf- Harrington1336
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31331


144P/Kushida1338


C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)134
2017 Jan 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova69
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31230
2P/Encke1046
43P/Wolf- Harrington1333
2017 Feb 2P/Encke727 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova684 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova687
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova817 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1081 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1018
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1043
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31121
2017 Mar 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak558 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak590 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak537
2P/Encke75 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1082 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1034
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1052 71P/Clark1316 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31110


71P/Clark1342


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139
2017 Apr 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak543 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak559 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak578

71P/Clark1127 71P/Clark1139


2P/Encke126


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320
2017 May 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak624 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak676 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak689
71P/Clark1013 71P/Clark1034 71P/Clark1035

213P/Van Ness1310 213P/Van Ness1322

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11333


217P/LINEAR1310


2P/Encke137
2017 Jun 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak939 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak971 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak962
71P/Clark1021 71P/Clark1027 71P/Clark1013
213P/Van Ness125 213P/Van Ness1223 213P/Van Ness1222

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 217P/LINEAR1214


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342
2017 Jul 71P/Clark1021 71P/Clark1015 217P/LINEAR1123
213P/Van Ness1122 213P/Van Ness1126 213P/Van Ness1215
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1241 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1252 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1226
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342
2017 Aug 71P/Clark1017 71P/Clark102 217P/LINEAR1135
213P/Van Ness1131 213P/Van Ness1127 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341
2017 Sep 71P/Clark1120 213P/Van Ness1210 217P/LINEAR1149
213P/Van Ness1235 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 24P/Schaumasse1336
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340

2017 Oct 213P/Van Ness1238 217P/LINEAR1210 24P/Schaumasse1037
71P/Clark1224 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318 62P/Tsuchinshan 11249
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341
217P/LINEAR1263
2017 Nov 213P/Van Ness1238 217P/LINEAR1327 24P/Schaumasse1037
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 (3200) Phaethon1361 62P/Tsuchinshan 11153
71P/Clark1326
217P/LINEAR1365
(3200) Phaethon131
(3200) Phaethon1387
2017 Dec (3200) Phaethon1082 (3200) Phaethon1084 (3200) Phaethon1086
185P/Petriew1321
24P/Schaumasse1038
213P/Van Ness1338
62P/Tsuchinshan 11156
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11336

2018 Jan 185P/Petriew1124 62P/Tsuchinshan 1127 62P/Tsuchinshan 11257
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321
24P/Schaumasse1239
2018 Feb 185P/Petriew1129 62P/Tsuchinshan 11320 62P/Tsuchinshan 11357
2018 Mar 185P/Petriew1131

2018 Apr

66P/du Toit1212


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11311
2018 May 21P/Giacobini- Zinner137 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1342 66P/du Toit111
P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1329
48P/Johnson1331


21P/Giacobini- Zinner1379


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328


37P/Forbes1326
2018 Jun 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1128 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1155 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1183
P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1126 48P/Johnson1114 48P/Johnson1137

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315 66P/du Toit1214

37P/Forbes1311 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11348


37P/Forbes1344
2018 Jul 21P/Giacobini- Zinner831 21P/Giacobini- Zinner856 21P/Giacobini- Zinner874

48P/Johnson1126 48P/Johnson1138

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11338 66P/du Toit1318

64P/Swift- Gehrels1337 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11357

37P/Forbes1315 64P/Swift- Gehrels1364


37P/Forbes1348
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- Gehrels1086 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- Gehrels946 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
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1325 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1224
78P/Gehrels 21339

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/Howell1154 85P/Boethin1211
249P/LINEAR1232
88P/Howell127
210P/Christensen1321
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135
2020 Jun 249P/LINEAR1016 88P/Howell1123 85P/Boethin918
88P/Howell1151
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324

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

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