Visual Comets in the Future (Northern Hemisphere)

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Updated on October 1, 2015
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
2015 Oct C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1038 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1038 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1039
22P/Kopff1013 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1180 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1183
C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1113 C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1228 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1241
10P/Tempel 21118 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1334 141P/Machholz 21325
C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1147
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1355
C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1276
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1322

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318

2015 Nov C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)938 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)921 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)411
C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1086 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1083 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)927
22P/Kopff1111 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1225 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1049
249P/LINEAR111 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1334 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1254
10P/Tempel 21115 C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1317 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1283
C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1233
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1347
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1334

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139

C/2015 F4 (Jacques)1370

2015 Dec C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)929 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)910 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)455
C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)989 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)952 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)939
249P/LINEAR1123 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1038 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1083
22P/Kopff1110 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1329 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1215
10P/Tempel 21116 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko137 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1333
C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1216 81P/Wild 21374 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1362
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1336
81P/Wild 2139
81P/Wild 21330
116P/Wild 41335
2016 Jan C/2013 US10 (Catalina)431 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)443 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)476
C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)969 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)957 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)981
C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)917 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)95 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)952
10P/Tempel 21215 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)919 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1331
22P/Kopff127 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1318 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1334
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1334 81P/Wild 21374 116P/Wild 41337
81P/Wild 21375 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1311 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1362
2016 Feb C/2013 US10 (Catalina)561 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)544 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)533
P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)824 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)878 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)879
C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)931 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1039 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1055
C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1020 81P/Wild 21240 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1338
252P/LINEAR1230 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1312 116P/Wild 41336
81P/Wild 21276 252P/LINEAR139 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1350
10P/Tempel 21212
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1324

2016 Mar C/2013 US10 (Catalina)861 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)825 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)83
P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)852 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)875 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)823
C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1044 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1059 252P/LINEAR1032
252P/LINEAR1121 81P/Wild 21219 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1054
81P/Wild 21273 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1322 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1346
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1314 116P/Wild 41313 116P/Wild 41334
9P/Tempel 11338 9P/Tempel 11376 9P/Tempel 11336
10P/Tempel 2134
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317

C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)1353
2016 Apr P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)967 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)953 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)86
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1044 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)109 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)91
C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1174 252P/LINEAR1135 252P/LINEAR1162
81P/Wild 21254 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1165 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1137
9P/Tempel 11275 81P/Wild 2124 9P/Tempel 11224
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1323 9P/Tempel 11276 116P/Wild 41332

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

C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1338 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2016 May P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1159 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1130 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)722
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1124 9P/Tempel 11148 9P/Tempel 1124
81P/Wild 21136 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1249 C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1216
9P/Tempel 11174 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1356 43P/Wolf- Harrington133
C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1278 116P/Wild 41332 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1353
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1347 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313 116P/Wild 41323
116P/Wild 41326
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330
2016 Jun C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)74 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)67 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)623
9P/Tempel 11156 9P/Tempel 11121 43P/Wolf- Harrington127
81P/Wild 21119 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)128
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)125 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1362 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)138 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1347
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1369 116P/Wild 41332 116P/Wild 4135
P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1341

116P/Wild 41330

2016 Jul C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)713 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)73 43P/Wolf- Harrington1113
9P/Tempel 11134 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 144P/Kushida126
81P/Wild 2117 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1350 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1226
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322 53P/Van Biesbroeck1343 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1371
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1324
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)1313 43P/Wolf- Harrington1118
81P/Wild 2111
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1349
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329

2016 Sep C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)112 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313 43P/Wolf- Harrington1124
9P/Tempel 11115 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1332 144P/Kushida1119
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330 C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)1354 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1368
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)132
C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)1333
C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)137

2016 Oct 9P/Tempel 11212
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330
43P/Wolf- Harrington1131
2016 Nov 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1212
43P/Wolf- Harrington1236
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11325
2016 Dec 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova711
43P/Wolf- Harrington1336
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315

73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31331

C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)133
2017 Jan 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova69
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31230
43P/Wolf- Harrington1333
2017 Feb 2P/Encke727 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova683 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova687
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova821 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak983 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak917
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak945
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31121
2017 Mar 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak558 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak589 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak535
2P/Encke62 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1081 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1031
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1051 71P/Clark1316 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 3119


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139
2017 Apr 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak545 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak559 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak577

71P/Clark1127 71P/Clark1139


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320
2017 May 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak623 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak674 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak690
71P/Clark1012 71P/Clark1034 71P/Clark1035

213P/Van Ness139 213P/Van Ness1322

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1131 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332


2017 Jun 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak839 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak872 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak864
71P/Clark1020 71P/Clark1028 71P/Clark1014
213P/Van Ness124 213P/Van Ness1223 213P/Van Ness1222
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1361 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323 217P/LINEAR1214

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1378 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1359
2017 Jul 71P/Clark1021 71P/Clark1015 217P/LINEAR1124
213P/Van Ness1123 213P/Van Ness1126 213P/Van Ness1115
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1241 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1252 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1227
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1379 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1378 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1335
2017 Aug 71P/Clark1017 71P/Clark101 217P/LINEAR1135
213P/Van Ness1131 213P/Van Ness1127 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1375 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1336
2017 Sep 71P/Clark1120 213P/Van Ness1210 217P/LINEAR1149
213P/Van Ness1235 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 24P/Schaumasse1336
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)137
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1355

2017 Oct 213P/Van Ness1237 217P/LINEAR129 24P/Schaumasse1037
71P/Clark1224 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319 62P/Tsuchinshan 11249
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1338

2017 Nov 213P/Van Ness1238 217P/LINEAR1326 24P/Schaumasse1037
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 (3200) Phaethon1360 62P/Tsuchinshan 11153
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1322
(3200) Phaethon1387

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)134
2017 Dec (3200) Phaethon1088 (3200) Phaethon1085 (3200) Phaethon1086
213P/Van Ness1338
62P/Tsuchinshan 11156
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11336
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1333
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)134

2018 Jan 185P/Petriew1123 62P/Tsuchinshan 1126 62P/Tsuchinshan 11257
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1358
2018 Feb 185P/Petriew1129 62P/Tsuchinshan 11321 62P/Tsuchinshan 11357

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1320 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1378
2018 Mar 185P/Petriew1131 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1353 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1382
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1316
66P/du Toit1312
2018 Apr C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1352 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1371 66P/du Toit1211

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1373

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
2018 May C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1370 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1368 66P/du Toit111
21P/Giacobini- Zinner136 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1341 48P/Johnson1330

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1341

21P/Giacobini- Zinner1379

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328

2018 Jun 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1127 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1155 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1183
P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1127 48P/Johnson1213 66P/du Toit1114
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1368 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11314 48P/Johnson1237

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1343 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11347

37P/Forbes1310 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1318

2018 Jul 21P/Giacobini- Zinner931 21P/Giacobini- Zinner956 21P/Giacobini- Zinner974
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1345 48P/Johnson1125 48P/Johnson1138

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11338 66P/du Toit1319

64P/Swift- Gehrels1336 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11357

37P/Forbes1317 64P/Swift- Gehrels1363

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1318 37P/Forbes1349
2018 Aug 21P/Giacobini- Zinner728 21P/Giacobini- Zinner648 21P/Giacobini- Zinner661
48P/Johnson116 48P/Johnson1133 48P/Johnson1134
64P/Swift- Gehrels1115 64P/Swift- Gehrels1175 64P/Swift- Gehrels1173
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319 38P/Stephan- Oterma123 38P/Stephan- Oterma1250

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11357 P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1211

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11357
2018 Sep 64P/Swift- Gehrels1032 21P/Giacobini- Zinner620 21P/Giacobini- Zinner662
48P/Johnson1126 64P/Swift- Gehrels1087 64P/Swift- Gehrels1054
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 38P/Stephan- Oterma1015 38P/Stephan- Oterma1064

48P/Johnson1128 48P/Johnson113

46P/Wirtanen1132 46P/Wirtanen1136

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327
2018 Oct 64P/Swift- Gehrels946 46P/Wirtanen828 21P/Giacobini- Zinner746
48P/Johnson1229 38P/Stephan- Oterma927 38P/Stephan- Oterma973
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355 64P/Swift- Gehrels990 46P/Wirtanen912

48P/Johnson1219 64P/Swift- Gehrels932

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355
2018 Nov 46P/Wirtanen433 46P/Wirtanen430 38P/Stephan- Oterma983
64P/Swift- Gehrels990 38P/Stephan- Oterma944 21P/Giacobini- Zinner926
48P/Johnson1333 64P/Swift- Gehrels988 64P/Swift- Gehrels912
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354 21P/Giacobini- Zinner98


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2018 Dec 46P/Wirtanen350 46P/Wirtanen389 46P/Wirtanen330
38P/Stephan- Oterma96 38P/Stephan- Oterma964 38P/Stephan- Oterma990
64P/Swift- Gehrels1090 64P/Swift- Gehrels1055 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1116
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1117
78P/Gehrels 21344 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1131
2019 Jan 46P/Wirtanen430 46P/Wirtanen470 46P/Wirtanen441
38P/Stephan- Oterma1035 38P/Stephan- Oterma1084 38P/Stephan- Oterma1047
64P/Swift- Gehrels1185 64P/Swift- Gehrels1144
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1310 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1224
78P/Gehrels 21339

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11344

2019 Feb 46P/Wirtanen745 46P/Wirtanen779 46P/Wirtanen737
38P/Stephan- Oterma1157 38P/Stephan- Oterma1179 38P/Stephan- Oterma1126
78P/Gehrels 21326 64P/Swift- Gehrels1332
64P/Swift- Gehrels1382

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320

2019 Mar 46P/Wirtanen1089 46P/Wirtanen1086 46P/Wirtanen1024
78P/Gehrels 21315 38P/Stephan- Oterma1364 38P/Stephan- Oterma1314
38P/Stephan- Oterma1379

2019 Apr 78P/Gehrels 2132 46P/Wirtanen1359 46P/Wirtanen1310
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132
2019 May

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318
2019 Jun
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340
2019 Jul
168P/Hergenrother124 168P/Hergenrother1246

260P/McNaught1316 260P/McNaught1352

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11366

78P/Gehrels 2132
2019 Aug 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134 168P/Hergenrother1117 168P/Hergenrother1162
68P/Klemola1345 260P/McNaught1238 260P/McNaught1274

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11351 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371

68P/Klemola1312 78P/Gehrels 21318
2019 Sep 260P/McNaught119 260P/McNaught1161 260P/McNaught1189
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320 168P/Hergenrother1126 168P/Hergenrother1170
68P/Klemola1343 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371

68P/Klemola136 78P/Gehrels 21327
2019 Oct 260P/McNaught1130 260P/McNaught1183 260P/McNaught1186
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 168P/Hergenrother1234 168P/Hergenrother1271
68P/Klemola1337 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329

2019 Nov 260P/McNaught1276 260P/McNaught1276 260P/McNaught1234
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11353

2019 Dec 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 260P/McNaught1311
260P/McNaught1377 260P/McNaught1361
2020 Jan 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11366 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135
2020 Feb 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11345

2020 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321

2020 Apr 210P/Christensen1117 88P/Howell1253 88P/Howell1227

2020 May 88P/Howell1154 88P/Howell1154 85P/Boethin1212
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136
2020 Jun 88P/Howell1150 88P/Howell1122 85P/Boethin918
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326
2020 Jul 88P/Howell1032 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11311 85P/Boethin823


58P/Jackson- Neujmin1319

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11353
2020 Aug 88P/Howell920 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 85P/Boethin828
58P/Jackson- Neujmin1334

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381
2020 Sep 88P/Howell915 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11359 85P/Boethin936
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
58P/Jackson- Neujmin1349

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11383

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


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