Visual Comets in the Future (Northern Hemisphere)

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Updated on September 3, 2023
Southern Hemisphere

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


Month Evening Midnight Morning
Comet Mag h Comet Mag h Comet Mag h
2023 Sep 103P/Hartley 294 103P/Hartley 2743 C/2023 P1 (Nishimura)414
C/2023 E1 (ATLAS)1036 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)927 103P/Hartley 2782
C/2021 T4 (Lemmon)1015 C/2023 E1 (ATLAS)1063 2P/Encke947
C/2023 H2 (Lemmon)1212 2P/Encke113 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)944
C/2022 A2 (PanSTARRS)1233 C/2022 A2 (PanSTARRS)1272 C/2023 E1 (ATLAS)1021
12P/Pons- Brooks1269 12P/Pons- Brooks1234 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1138
126P/IRAS1320 126P/IRAS1355 C/2023 H2 (Lemmon)1214
C/2021 X1 (Maury- Attard)1317 C/2021 X1 (Maury- Attard)1362 C/2022 A2 (PanSTARRS)1247
237P/LINEAR1355 237P/LINEAR1334 12P/Pons- Brooks124


C/2021 X1 (Maury- Attard)1363
2023 Oct C/2023 H2 (Lemmon)915 103P/Hartley 2718 103P/Hartley 2772
C/2020 V2 (ZTF)1014 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)924 2P/Encke720
C/2021 T4 (Lemmon)115 62P/Tsuchinshan 11222 C/2023 H2 (Lemmon)926
12P/Pons- Brooks1360 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1218 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)97
C/2022 A2 (PanSTARRS)1355 12P/Pons- Brooks1314 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1247
C/2023 E1 (ATLAS)1335 C/2022 A2 (PanSTARRS)1357 62P/Tsuchinshan 11276
C/2021 X1 (Maury- Attard)1333 C/2023 E1 (ATLAS)1327 C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1312

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369

C/2021 X1 (Maury- Attard)1361 C/2021 X1 (Maury- Attard)1319

C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1347
2023 Nov C/2023 H2 (Lemmon)746 103P/Hartley 2712 103P/Hartley 2758
C/2020 V2 (ZTF)1013 62P/Tsuchinshan 1822 C/2023 H2 (Lemmon)816
12P/Pons- Brooks1248 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)104 62P/Tsuchinshan 1876
144P/Kushida1335 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1248 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)94

144P/Kushida1373 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1248

C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1316 C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1319

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11333 C/2021 T4 (Lemmon)133

C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1363


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11375

C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)132
2023 Dec 12P/Pons- Brooks1036 62P/Tsuchinshan 1721 62P/Tsuchinshan 1773
144P/Kushida1071 103P/Hartley 2830 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)88
C/2023 H2 (Lemmon)1116 144P/Kushida1072 103P/Hartley 2845
C/2020 V2 (ZTF)1113 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1252 12P/Pons- Brooks107
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1215 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1247 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1221

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11359 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1267

C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1319

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11376

C/2021 T4 (Lemmon)1330

26P/Grigg- Skjellerup139
2024 Jan 144P/Kushida871 62P/Tsuchinshan 1730 62P/Tsuchinshan 1768
12P/Pons- Brooks925 144P/Kushida838 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)718
103P/Hartley 2128 103P/Hartley 21044 12P/Pons- Brooks910
C/2020 V2 (ZTF)129 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1274 103P/Hartley 21040
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1222 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1254 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1269
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1256 C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1310 26P/Grigg- Skjellerup1211
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11376 C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1313
C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1344

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339

C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1328

C/2021 T4 (Lemmon)1335
2024 Feb 12P/Pons- Brooks719 62P/Tsuchinshan 1751 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)635
144P/Kushida872 144P/Kushida827 12P/Pons- Brooks79
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1281 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1278 62P/Tsuchinshan 1765
103P/Hartley 21250 103P/Hartley 21249 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1213
P/2001 Q6 (NEAT)1232 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1212 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1247
207P/NEAT1239 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1332 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1328
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1360 C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1310 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313
13P/Olbers1345 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11376 26P/Grigg- Skjellerup1311
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11376 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1316 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)132
C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1310

2024 Mar 12P/Pons- Brooks517 144P/Kushida922 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)653
144P/Kushida972 62P/Tsuchinshan 1965 62P/Tsuchinshan 1941
62P/Tsuchinshan 1930 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1139 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1150
13P/Olbers1139 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1249 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1222
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1283 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1217 P/2001 Q6 (NEAT)133
P/2001 Q6 (NEAT)1222 207P/NEAT1231 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)131
207P/NEAT1252 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11376 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)139
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1358 C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)134
C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1314 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1319
C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)131

2024 Apr 12P/Pons- Brooks410 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)724 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)764
13P/Olbers1024 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1054 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1037
C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1037 144P/Kushida1117 62P/Tsuchinshan 11120
144P/Kushida1165 62P/Tsuchinshan 11165 P/2001 Q6 (NEAT)139
62P/Tsuchinshan 11162 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1217
C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1221 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1221
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1271 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
P/2001 Q6 (NEAT)1321 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1322
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11375 P/2001 Q6 (NEAT)132
C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1323

2024 May 13P/Olbers812 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)844 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)867
C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)820 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)955 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)914
C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)956 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)123 154P/Brewington114
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1239 144P/Kushida138
C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1222 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1314
144P/Kushida1351 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137
C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1326

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11351

2024 Jun 13P/Olbers712 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)916 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)966
C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)849 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)963 154P/Brewington1114
C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)940

C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1211

C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)139

C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1324

2024 Jul 13P/Olbers719 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1064 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1058
C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)718
C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1056
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)128
C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1313

2024 Aug 13P/Olbers820 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1166 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1139
C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1170
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1233
C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)122
2024 Sep 13P/Olbers919 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1151 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1117
C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1178 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1216 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1257
C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)129


2024 Oct C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)035 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1141 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1167
13P/Olbers1013 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1233 333P/LINEAR1334
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)119

C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1279

C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1214


2024 Nov C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)436 333P/LINEAR95 333P/LINEAR962
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1132 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1158 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1164
13P/Olbers123 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1314 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11364
C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1315 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1375

2024 Dec C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)728 333P/LINEAR912 333P/LINEAR960
333P/LINEAR947 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1157 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1134
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1161 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11364
C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1313

2025 Jan C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)99 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1241 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)106
333P/LINEAR1146 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11364 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1210
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1265
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11364
C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)134

2025 Feb C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1260 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1219 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1023
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11331 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11365 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327

C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)132
2025 Mar C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1238 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)122 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1140
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11366 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11365 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)124

C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1325 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136

C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1343
2025 Apr C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1317 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1215 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1260
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11366 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1312
C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1311 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1347 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1345
2025 May C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1310 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1247 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1282
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)131 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)132 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1323
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11359 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1331
C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1328 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1349
2025 Jun C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1345 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1384 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1384
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)131 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1316 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1341
2025 Jul C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1365 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1384 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1356
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1313 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1337 217P/LINEAR133

C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1365
2025 Aug C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1329 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1360 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1368
2025 Sep 210P/Christensen1311 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1369 414P/STEREO1214
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1337
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1358
2025 Oct 210P/Christensen1111 24P/Schaumasse1317 414P/STEREO121

2025 Nov
24P/Schaumasse1018 210P/Christensen89

2025 Dec
24P/Schaumasse815 24P/Schaumasse874

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310 210P/Christensen931


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11352
2026 Jan
24P/Schaumasse86 24P/Schaumasse868

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11333 88P/Howell114


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11351
2026 Feb 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1131 24P/Schaumasse816 24P/Schaumasse863

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11351 88P/Howell104

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11351
2026 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11336 24P/Schaumasse1040 88P/Howell92

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11353 24P/Schaumasse1061

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319
2026 Apr 24P/Schaumasse1316 24P/Schaumasse1259 88P/Howell92
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354 10P/Tempel 21211 24P/Schaumasse1259

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11353 10P/Tempel 21244
2026 May 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354 10P/Tempel 21023 88P/Howell98

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327 10P/Tempel 21046
2026 Jun 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 10P/Tempel 2931 10P/Tempel 2946

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134 88P/Howell1023

78P/Gehrels 2125

P/2021 N1 (ZTF)1322
2026 Jul 10P/Tempel 283 10P/Tempel 2839 10P/Tempel 2843
169P/NEAT1390 88P/Howell122 88P/Howell1145

260P/McNaught136 78P/Gehrels 21220

169P/NEAT1362 260P/McNaught1348


P/2021 N1 (ZTF)1334
2026 Aug 10P/Tempel 283 10P/Tempel 2831 10P/Tempel 2823
169P/NEAT1084 169P/NEAT1147 88P/Howell1268

88P/Howell1224 78P/Gehrels 21238

260P/McNaught1320 169P/NEAT1210

161P/Hartley- IRAS138 260P/McNaught1367

161P/Hartley- IRAS1337
2026 Sep 10P/Tempel 289 10P/Tempel 2821 169P/NEAT1018
161P/Hartley- IRAS1022 161P/Hartley- IRAS1048 161P/Hartley- IRAS1039

78P/Gehrels 2121 78P/Gehrels 21255

260P/McNaught1331 260P/McNaught1379

88P/Howell1349 88P/Howell1370
2026 Oct 10P/Tempel 2928 10P/Tempel 2922 169P/NEAT1122
161P/Hartley- IRAS1065 161P/Hartley- IRAS1051 252P/LINEAR1210
11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1324 78P/Gehrels 21215 78P/Gehrels 21268
88P/Howell134 11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1389 11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1338

260P/McNaught1341 260P/McNaught1380

88P/Howell1370 88P/Howell1370
2026 Nov 161P/Hartley- IRAS1062 10P/Tempel 21113 252P/LINEAR117
10P/Tempel 21137 78P/Gehrels 21235 78P/Gehrels 21268
11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1229 11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1286 11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1228
2P/Encke1363 2P/Encke138
2026 Dec 2P/Encke1062 78P/Gehrels 21266 161P/Hartley- IRAS113
161P/Hartley- IRAS1038 10P/Tempel 2127 252P/LINEAR116
10P/Tempel 21245 2P/Encke135 78P/Gehrels 21266
11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1333 11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1369
2027 Jan 2P/Encke642 78P/Gehrels 21267 161P/Hartley- IRAS1132
161P/Hartley- IRAS1114 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310 78P/Gehrels 21226
78P/Gehrels 21332

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340
2027 Feb 78P/Gehrels 21335 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 161P/Hartley- IRAS1347

78P/Gehrels 21367 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339
2027 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339
2027 Apr 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11311

2027 May 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11333
2027 Jun 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
2027 Jul 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1134
2027 Aug 7P/Pons- Winnecke1320 104P/Kowal 2134 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova824

104P/Kowal 21352
2027 Sep 300P/Catalina129 104P/Kowal 2123 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova811
7P/Pons- Winnecke1214
104P/Kowal 21151
2027 Oct 300P/Catalina1217
104P/Kowal 21047
7P/Pons- Winnecke1210
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1111
2027 Nov 7P/Pons- Winnecke1313
104P/Kowal 21046
2027 Dec (3200) Phaethon1389 (3200) Phaethon1389 104P/Kowal 21046

41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1346

(3200) Phaethon1332

73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 3138
2028 Jan
104P/Kowal 21215 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1043

104P/Kowal 21145

73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 3125


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330

9P/Tempel 11312
2028 Feb 15P/Finlay115 104P/Kowal 21332 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1033
64P/Swift- Gehrels134 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136 22P/Kopff1141
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko136
104P/Kowal 21345

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330

9P/Tempel 11312
2028 Mar 15P/Finlay118 22P/Kopff107 22P/Kopff1041
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko136 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1127
64P/Swift- Gehrels132

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329

9P/Tempel 11312
2028 Apr 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko123 22P/Kopff816 22P/Kopff841
71P/Clark1336 71P/Clark1355 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1326
15P/Finlay138 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330 71P/Clark1334
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319



9P/Tempel 11314
2028 May 96P/Machholz 193 22P/Kopff624 22P/Kopff643
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko121 96P/Machholz 193 96P/Machholz 1719
71P/Clark1254 71P/Clark1255 58P/Jackson- Neujmin1242
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11331 58P/Jackson- Neujmin128 71P/Clark1217

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11331 98P/Takamizawa1225

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137
2028 Jun 96P/Machholz 1990 22P/Kopff530 22P/Kopff544
71P/Clark1250 96P/Machholz 1968 96P/Machholz 1944
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11331 58P/Jackson- Neujmin1020 58P/Jackson- Neujmin1053

71P/Clark1227 6P/d'Arrest117

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319 98P/Takamizawa1235
2028 Jul 22P/Kopff55 22P/Kopff540 22P/Kopff543
71P/Clark1134 58P/Jackson- Neujmin829 58P/Jackson- Neujmin862
96P/Machholz 11369 71P/Clark124 6P/d'Arrest1124
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 98P/Takamizawa1216 98P/Takamizawa1245

96P/Machholz 11344 96P/Machholz 1136

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1131 19P/Borrelly1317
2028 Aug 22P/Kopff614 22P/Kopff638 22P/Kopff629
71P/Clark1122 58P/Jackson- Neujmin732 58P/Jackson- Neujmin762
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315 98P/Takamizawa1321 19P/Borrelly1219



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