Visual Comets in the Future (Northern Hemisphere)

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Updated on August 21, 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 Aug C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)911 C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1326 43P/Wolf- Harrington1218
9P/Tempel 11121 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 C/2016 A8 (LINEAR)1379
81P/Wild 2111 C/2016 A8 (LINEAR)1389 53P/Van Biesbroeck1325
C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1213 53P/Van Biesbroeck1342 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1314
237P/LINEAR1222

C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1363

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329

C/2016 A8 (LINEAR)1359

53P/Van Biesbroeck1327

C/2015 V2 (Johnson)139

2016 Sep C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)101 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11311 43P/Wolf- Harrington1224
9P/Tempel 11214 C/2016 A8 (LINEAR)1364 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1324
237P/LINEAR1217 226P/Pigott- LINEAR- Kowalski1323 C/2016 A8 (LINEAR)1314
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)138 C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)1354 144P/Kushida1319
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330
226P/Pigott- LINEAR- Kowalski1371
C/2016 A8 (LINEAR)1384
C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)1334
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1345

C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)138

2016 Oct 237P/LINEAR1215 226P/Pigott- LINEAR- Kowalski1344 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1236
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)125
43P/Wolf- Harrington1231
9P/Tempel 11212
C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)136
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
144P/Kushida1323


226P/Pigott- LINEAR- Kowalski1383
2016 Nov C/2015 V2 (Johnson)121 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)111 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1149
237P/LINEAR1213
43P/Wolf- Harrington1335
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1312
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1312
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326
C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1325
9P/Tempel 11312

2016 Dec 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova711 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)116 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1162
237P/LINEAR138
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1222
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316
C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1310


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31331
2017 Jan 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova69 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1016 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1072
2P/Encke1045
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1024


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31230


C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1320
2017 Feb 2P/Encke726 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova684 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova687
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova819 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)926 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)977
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1044 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1082 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)924


41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1017


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31121


C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1320
2017 Mar 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak658 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak689 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak634
2P/Encke74 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)843 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)822
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)86 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1081 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)878
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1053 71P/Clark1316 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1032


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 3119


71P/Clark1342


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139
2017 Apr 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak546 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak560 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak576
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)731 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)780 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)718

71P/Clark1126 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)779


71P/Clark1140


2P/Encke125


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320
2017 May 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak625 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak675 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak689
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)669 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)689 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)662
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


2P/Encke137


217P/LINEAR1310
2017 Jun C/2015 V2 (Johnson)675 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)659 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)622
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak940 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak970 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)725
71P/Clark1021 71P/Clark1027 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak961
213P/Van Ness125 213P/Van Ness1223 71P/Clark1013
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1363 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 213P/Van Ness1222

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


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1357
2017 Jul C/2015 V2 (Johnson)638 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)611 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)844
71P/Clark1021 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)92 217P/LINEAR1123
213P/Van Ness1122 71P/Clark1014 213P/Van Ness1114
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1241 213P/Van Ness1126 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1224
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1251 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1311 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1369
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1379 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1350 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1332

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1378
2017 Aug C/2015 V2 (Johnson)711 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)919 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)968
71P/Clark1017 71P/Clark101 217P/LINEAR1135
213P/Van Ness1131 213P/Van Ness1127 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1367
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1341 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1366 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1375 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1337
2017 Sep 71P/Clark1120 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1043 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1078
213P/Van Ness1234 213P/Van Ness1211 217P/LINEAR1148
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1354 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1355 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)132
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 24P/Schaumasse1336
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1356 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)137
2017 Oct C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)119 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1176 24P/Schaumasse1037
213P/Van Ness1238 217P/LINEAR1210 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1178
71P/Clark1224 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319 62P/Tsuchinshan 11149
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)136 217P/LINEAR1263
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1345

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1339

2017 Nov C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1234 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1275 24P/Schaumasse1037
213P/Van Ness1238 217P/LINEAR1326 62P/Tsuchinshan 11153
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 (3200) Phaethon1362 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1230
(3200) Phaethon132
217P/LINEAR1365
71P/Clark1326
(3200) Phaethon1387
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1321
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)136
2017 Dec (3200) Phaethon1086 (3200) Phaethon1085 (3200) Phaethon1049
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 11335
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)134
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)133

C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)135

2018 Jan 185P/Petriew1123 62P/Tsuchinshan 1126 62P/Tsuchinshan 11257
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320
24P/Schaumasse1239


C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1319


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1358
2018 Feb 185P/Petriew1129 62P/Tsuchinshan 11320 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1230

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1322 62P/Tsuchinshan 11357


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1380
2018 Mar 185P/Petriew1231 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1352 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1237
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1315
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1382
2018 Apr C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1351 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)114 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1141

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1371 66P/du Toit1211


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1374


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
2018 May C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1370 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1019 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1041
21P/Giacobini- Zinner136 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1368 66P/du Toit111

21P/Giacobini- Zinner1340 48P/Johnson1330


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1342


21P/Giacobini- Zinner1378


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327


37P/Forbes1325
2018 Jun C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)94 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)924 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)931
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1127 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1155 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1183
P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1128 48P/Johnson1213 66P/du Toit1113
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1368 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313 48P/Johnson1237

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1344 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11347

37P/Forbes139 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1318


37P/Forbes1342
2018 Jul 21P/Giacobini- Zinner831 21P/Giacobini- Zinner856 21P/Giacobini- Zinner875
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)95 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)99 48P/Johnson1138
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1131 48P/Johnson1126 66P/du Toit1319
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1346 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11357

64P/Swift- Gehrels1338 64P/Swift- Gehrels1364

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1319 37P/Forbes1348

37P/Forbes1316
2018 Aug 21P/Giacobini- Zinner727 21P/Giacobini- Zinner746 21P/Giacobini- Zinner761
48P/Johnson115 48P/Johnson1133 48P/Johnson1129
64P/Swift- Gehrels1114 64P/Swift- Gehrels1175 64P/Swift- Gehrels1172
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318 38P/Stephan- Oterma122 38P/Stephan- Oterma1250

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


P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1313
2018 Sep 64P/Swift- Gehrels1031 21P/Giacobini- Zinner621 21P/Giacobini- Zinner662
48P/Johnson1126 64P/Swift- Gehrels1086 64P/Swift- Gehrels1054
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 38P/Stephan- Oterma1014 38P/Stephan- Oterma1064

48P/Johnson1128 48P/Johnson114

46P/Wirtanen1132 46P/Wirtanen1136

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2018 Oct 64P/Swift- Gehrels946 46P/Wirtanen829 21P/Giacobini- Zinner747
48P/Johnson1129 38P/Stephan- Oterma927 38P/Stephan- Oterma973
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355 64P/Swift- Gehrels990 64P/Swift- Gehrels932

48P/Johnson1119 46P/Wirtanen1013

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355
2018 Nov 46P/Wirtanen432 46P/Wirtanen429 38P/Stephan- Oterma982
64P/Swift- Gehrels990 38P/Stephan- Oterma943 21P/Giacobini- Zinner927
48P/Johnson1334 64P/Swift- Gehrels988 64P/Swift- Gehrels912
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354 21P/Giacobini- Zinner107

48P/Johnson138

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11325
2018 Dec 46P/Wirtanen356 46P/Wirtanen388 46P/Wirtanen333
38P/Stephan- Oterma98 38P/Stephan- Oterma985 38P/Stephan- Oterma989
64P/Swift- Gehrels1090 64P/Swift- Gehrels1055 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1116
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1118
78P/Gehrels 21344 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132
2019 Jan 46P/Wirtanen429 46P/Wirtanen469 46P/Wirtanen441
38P/Stephan- Oterma1034 38P/Stephan- Oterma1084 38P/Stephan- Oterma1045
64P/Swift- Gehrels1185 64P/Swift- Gehrels1143
78P/Gehrels 21338 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1224
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1325

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342

2019 Feb 46P/Wirtanen745 46P/Wirtanen778 46P/Wirtanen737
38P/Stephan- Oterma1156 38P/Stephan- Oterma1179 38P/Stephan- Oterma1126
78P/Gehrels 21327 64P/Swift- Gehrels1332
64P/Swift- Gehrels1382

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320

2019 Mar 46P/Wirtanen1089 46P/Wirtanen1086 46P/Wirtanen1024
78P/Gehrels 21315 38P/Stephan- Oterma1365 38P/Stephan- Oterma1314
38P/Stephan- Oterma1379

2019 Apr 78P/Gehrels 2131 46P/Wirtanen1357 46P/Wirtanen139
46P/Wirtanen1390
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132
2019 May

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317
2019 Jun
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339
2019 Jul
168P/Hergenrother124 168P/Hergenrother1245

260P/McNaught1315 260P/McNaught1352

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11365


78P/Gehrels 2131
2019 Aug 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135 168P/Hergenrother1118 168P/Hergenrother1163
68P/Klemola1345 260P/McNaught1239 260P/McNaught1275

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11353 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371

68P/Klemola1312 78P/Gehrels 21319
2019 Sep 260P/McNaught1110 260P/McNaught1162 260P/McNaught1190
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321 168P/Hergenrother1127 168P/Hergenrother1170
68P/Klemola1342 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371

68P/Klemola134 78P/Gehrels 21328
2019 Oct 260P/McNaught1130 260P/McNaught1184 260P/McNaught1185
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 168P/Hergenrother1234 168P/Hergenrother1271
68P/Klemola1337 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327
168P/Hergenrother131

2019 Nov 260P/McNaught1276 260P/McNaught1276 260P/McNaught1235
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354
68P/Klemola1334

2019 Dec 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 260P/McNaught1312
260P/McNaught1377 260P/McNaught1362
2020 Jan 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11366 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136
2020 Feb 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11344

2020 Mar 88P/Howell138 88P/Howell1351 88P/Howell1328
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322

2020 Apr 210P/Christensen1119 88P/Howell1253 88P/Howell1226
88P/Howell1243

2020 May 88P/Howell1154 88P/Howell1153 85P/Boethin1211
249P/LINEAR1233
88P/Howell127
210P/Christensen1321
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135
2020 Jun 88P/Howell1051 88P/Howell1023 85P/Boethin918
249P/LINEAR1012
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11325
2020 Jul 88P/Howell1033 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11311 85P/Boethin823


249P/LINEAR918


58P/Jackson- Neujmin1318


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11352
2020 Aug 88P/Howell921 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11335 85P/Boethin828
2P/Encke1012
58P/Jackson- Neujmin1335


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11382
2020 Sep 88P/Howell815 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11360 85P/Boethin936
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11383


58P/Jackson- Neujmin1349
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)1214
141P/Machholz 21329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11382 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11325
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381

17P/Holmes1321

2020 Dec 88P/Howell1026 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1253
141P/Machholz 21134 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11358
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1227

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381

17P/Holmes1321

2021 Jan 141P/Machholz 21150 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1247
88P/Howell1126 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1272

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11379

17P/Holmes1314

2021 Feb 88P/Howell1219 141P/Machholz 2135
141P/Machholz 21353 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138
17P/Holmes132 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1346
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368

P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1375

2021 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11344 7P/Pons- Winnecke1214 7P/Pons- Winnecke1263
88P/Howell138
246P/NEAT1324
2021 Apr 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320 7P/Pons- Winnecke916 7P/Pons- Winnecke961


246P/NEAT1326
2021 May
7P/Pons- Winnecke815 7P/Pons- Winnecke854

246P/NEAT1314 4P/Faye1316


15P/Finlay1313


246P/NEAT1327
2021 Jun 246P/NEAT136 7P/Pons- Winnecke86 7P/Pons- Winnecke836

246P/NEAT1324 15P/Finlay1118


4P/Faye1228


10P/Tempel 21212


8P/Tuttle127


246P/NEAT1326


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139
2021 Jul 252P/LINEAR112 4P/Faye111 7P/Pons- Winnecke919
246P/NEAT1316 246P/NEAT1322 15P/Finlay927


8P/Tuttle104


4P/Faye1143


10P/Tempel 21331


246P/NEAT1313


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11333

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

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