Visual Comets in the Future (Southern Hemisphere)

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Updated on September 3, 2023
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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 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)918 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)985 103P/Hartley 2718
C/2023 E1 (ATLAS)1074 C/2023 E1 (ATLAS)1073 2P/Encke912
C/2021 T4 (Lemmon)1049 C/2022 A2 (PanSTARRS)1252 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)981
C/2022 A2 (PanSTARRS)1231 C/2020 K1 (PanSTARRS)1321 C/2023 E1 (ATLAS)107
12P/Pons- Brooks123 C/2021 X1 (Maury- Attard)1348 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1126
C/2020 K1 (PanSTARRS)1333 237P/LINEAR1334 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1150
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)135
C/2022 A2 (PanSTARRS)1216
C/2021 X1 (Maury- Attard)1312
C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1311
C/2020 K1 (PanSTARRS)1330

C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1319


C/2021 X1 (Maury- Attard)1347
2023 Oct C/2020 V2 (ZTF)984 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)990 103P/Hartley 2736
C/2021 T4 (Lemmon)1117 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1228 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)950
C/2022 A2 (PanSTARRS)1358 C/2022 A2 (PanSTARRS)1354 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1027
C/2023 E1 (ATLAS)1376 C/2023 E1 (ATLAS)1358 C/2023 P1 (Nishimura)108
C/2020 K1 (PanSTARRS)1326 C/2020 K1 (PanSTARRS)1322 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1262
C/2021 X1 (Maury- Attard)1334 C/2021 X1 (Maury- Attard)1350 62P/Tsuchinshan 11229

C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1330

C/2022 A2 (PanSTARRS)131

C/2023 E1 (ATLAS)137

C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1331

C/2020 K1 (PanSTARRS)1331

C/2021 X1 (Maury- Attard)1315

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1324
2023 Nov C/2023 H2 (Lemmon)754 103P/Hartley 2723 103P/Hartley 2756
C/2020 V2 (ZTF)1083 C/2023 H2 (Lemmon)817 62P/Tsuchinshan 1828
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1217 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)1058 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)927
144P/Kushida1334 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1262 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)1022

C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1318 C/2023 P1 (Nishimura)1220

144P/Kushida1338 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1263

C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)137 C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1352

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139 144P/Kushida1311

C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)134 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1338

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332

C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1335
2023 Dec 103P/Hartley 2918 62P/Tsuchinshan 175 62P/Tsuchinshan 1735
144P/Kushida1040 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)81 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)830
C/2023 H2 (Lemmon)1153 103P/Hartley 2852 103P/Hartley 2870
C/2020 V2 (ZTF)1164 144P/Kushida1038 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)113
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1247 C/2023 H2 (Lemmon)1117 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1255
C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1317 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)1130 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1244

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1261 144P/Kushida134

C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1229 C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1380

C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1347 26P/Grigg- Skjellerup132

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11335

C/2021 T4 (Lemmon)137
2024 Jan 144P/Kushida840 62P/Tsuchinshan 1717 62P/Tsuchinshan 1745
103P/Hartley 21044 144P/Kushida819 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)735
C/2020 V2 (ZTF)1238 103P/Hartley 21070 103P/Hartley 21070
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1220 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)129 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1242
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1256 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1241 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1224
C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1345 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1258 26P/Grigg- Skjellerup125
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319 C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1380 C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1382
207P/NEAT1339 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)132 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1340

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1345

207P/NEAT131 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332

C/2021 T4 (Lemmon)1312
2024 Feb 144P/Kushida836 62P/Tsuchinshan 1735 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)637
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1231 144P/Kushida88 62P/Tsuchinshan 1745
103P/Hartley 21260 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1235 103P/Hartley 21228
207P/NEAT1261 103P/Hartley 21265 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1210
C/2020 V2 (ZTF)1222 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1221 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1262
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1353 207P/NEAT1216 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1387
13P/Olbers1332 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1336 C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1352
C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1380 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1380 26P/Grigg- Skjellerup136
C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1325 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1359

C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1386
2024 Mar 144P/Kushida937 144P/Kushida92 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)636
62P/Tsuchinshan 11014 62P/Tsuchinshan 1945 62P/Tsuchinshan 1934
13P/Olbers1125 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1147 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1162
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1229 C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1214 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1290
C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1228 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1287 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)1313
207P/NEAT1266 207P/NEAT1235 C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1315
C/2020 V2 (ZTF)1312 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1356
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1360
C/2019 U5 (PanSTARRS)1384 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)132
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1343 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1389
C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1340

2024 Apr 12P/Pons- Brooks46 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1060 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)726
13P/Olbers1011 62P/Tsuchinshan 11147 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1040
C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1022 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1287 62P/Tsuchinshan 1113
144P/Kushida1139 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1390 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1237
62P/Tsuchinshan 11148 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134 154P/Brewington124
C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1290
C/2020 V2 (ZTF)1335
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1223
C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1326
C/2020 V2 (ZTF)134

C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1388

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334

2024 May 12P/Pons- Brooks419 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)956 C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)812
C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)955 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1244 154P/Brewington117
C/2022 E2 (ATLAS)1214 C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1348 C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1340
C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1289 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1356 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)1355
144P/Kushida1341 C/2020 V2 (ZTF)135
C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1338

C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1386

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332

2024 Jun 12P/Pons- Brooks628 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)913 12P/Pons- Brooks73
C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)852 C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1350 154P/Brewington117
C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1354 C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)135 C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1333
C/2022 L2 (ATLAS)1370 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1328
C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1381

2024 Jul C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)743 C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1246 12P/Pons- Brooks85
12P/Pons- Brooks833 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)136 154P/Brewington115
C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1265
C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1220
C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1371

2024 Aug C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)617 C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1238 12P/Pons- Brooks105
12P/Pons- Brooks1033
C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)126
C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1272

2024 Sep 13P/Olbers97 C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1224 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)03
C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)118
12P/Pons- Brooks113
12P/Pons- Brooks1130

C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1271


2024 Oct C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)113 C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)129 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)01
12P/Pons- Brooks132
C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)1210
C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1257

12P/Pons- Brooks1322


2024 Nov C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)412
C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)1333
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332
C/2021 S3 (PanSTARRS)137

2024 Dec C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)138 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11345
2025 Jan 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11346 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11346
2025 Feb 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11346 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334
2025 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11345 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11345 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1120

C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1342 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133

C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1368
2025 Apr 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11344 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1231
C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)133 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1365 217P/LINEAR1311

C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1367
2025 May C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1312 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1311 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1231
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11344 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1363 217P/LINEAR1311

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136 C/2021 G2 (ATLAS)1324
2025 Jun
C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1326 217P/LINEAR1311

C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1327
2025 Jul C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)135 C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan- ATLAS)1328 217P/LINEAR1312
2025 Aug

2025 Sep 210P/Christensen1372 210P/Christensen1323
2025 Oct 210P/Christensen1068 210P/Christensen1120 24P/Schaumasse1328
2025 Nov 210P/Christensen919
2025 Dec
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11314 24P/Schaumasse824


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11349
2026 Jan
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 24P/Schaumasse835



29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11359
2026 Feb 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316 24P/Schaumasse98 24P/Schaumasse847

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11359 88P/Howell1016

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11359
2026 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 24P/Schaumasse1034 88P/Howell922

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11358 24P/Schaumasse1051

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332
2026 Apr 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11357 24P/Schaumasse1252 88P/Howell927

10P/Tempel 21221 24P/Schaumasse1251

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11357 10P/Tempel 21265
2026 May 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 10P/Tempel 21033 88P/Howell933

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 10P/Tempel 21064

78P/Gehrels 2124
2026 Jun 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 10P/Tempel 2948 10P/Tempel 2967

P/2021 N1 (ZTF)1310 88P/Howell1038

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135 78P/Gehrels 21212

P/2021 N1 (ZTF)1372
2026 Jul 10P/Tempel 286 10P/Tempel 2878 10P/Tempel 2870
169P/NEAT1324 169P/NEAT1317 88P/Howell1140

P/2021 N1 (ZTF)133 78P/Gehrels 21217


P/2021 N1 (ZTF)1364
2026 Aug 10P/Tempel 2834 10P/Tempel 2889 10P/Tempel 2834
169P/NEAT1116 88P/Howell127 78P/Gehrels 21222

161P/Hartley- IRAS1330 88P/Howell1241


161P/Hartley- IRAS1373
2026 Sep 10P/Tempel 2856 10P/Tempel 2890 10P/Tempel 2827
161P/Hartley- IRAS1035 161P/Hartley- IRAS1071 169P/NEAT109

88P/Howell1328 161P/Hartley- IRAS1073

78P/Gehrels 21226


2026 Oct 10P/Tempel 2988 10P/Tempel 2988 10P/Tempel 2918
161P/Hartley- IRAS1056 161P/Hartley- IRAS1059 161P/Hartley- IRAS104
11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR132 11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1322 169P/NEAT1111

88P/Howell1341 78P/Gehrels 21234

11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR137



2026 Nov 161P/Hartley- IRAS1025 10P/Tempel 21147 10P/Tempel 2117
10P/Tempel 21181 78P/Gehrels 21220 78P/Gehrels 21242
11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1232 11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1240 11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1211

2026 Dec 2P/Encke1033 78P/Gehrels 21244 78P/Gehrels 21244
78P/Gehrels 21213 10P/Tempel 21227 11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1311
10P/Tempel 21265 11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1345
11P/Tempel- Swift- LINEAR1342

2027 Jan 2P/Encke98 78P/Gehrels 21244 78P/Gehrels 21238
78P/Gehrels 21235 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369
P/2020 G1 (Pimentel)132

2027 Feb P/2020 G1 (Pimentel)132 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11351 2P/Encke712
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135 78P/Gehrels 21343 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371
78P/Gehrels 21336

P/2020 G1 (Pimentel)1313

78P/Gehrels 2134
2027 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371 2P/Encke827

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11371
2027 Apr 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11325

2027 May 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355
2027 Jun 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2027 Jul 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11365 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1146
2027 Aug 7P/Pons- Winnecke1343
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova824

104P/Kowal 21328
2027 Sep 300P/Catalina1240
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova82
7P/Pons- Winnecke1247
104P/Kowal 21126
2027 Oct 300P/Catalina1274 300P/Catalina1228 104P/Kowal 21021
7P/Pons- Winnecke1248 7P/Pons- Winnecke127
2027 Nov 7P/Pons- Winnecke1348 7P/Pons- Winnecke138 104P/Kowal 21027
2027 Dec (3200) Phaethon1329 104P/Kowal 2118 104P/Kowal 21044
C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1333 (3200) Phaethon1319 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1329

C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1346 (3200) Phaethon138

C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1353
2028 Jan C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1342 104P/Kowal 21129 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1034

C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1352 104P/Kowal 21165

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11314 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 3122


C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1353

9P/Tempel 11318

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11358
2028 Feb C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1349 22P/Kopff1113 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1037
104P/Kowal 2134 104P/Kowal 21347 22P/Kopff1163

C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1353 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 3122

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11337 104P/Kowal 21366

9P/Tempel 11333

C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1346

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381
2028 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138 22P/Kopff1024 22P/Kopff1070
C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1355 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11362 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1144

C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1354 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 3113



29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381

C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1333

9P/Tempel 11346
2028 Apr 71P/Clark1319 22P/Kopff833 22P/Kopff870
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 71P/Clark1355 96P/Machholz 11014
C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1358 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31110

C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1344 6P/d'Arrest1117


41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1348

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11350


C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1321

9P/Tempel 11359

2028 May 71P/Clark1259 22P/Kopff639 22P/Kopff668
463P/NEOWISE1318 71P/Clark1256 6P/d'Arrest1125
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11379 58P/Jackson- Neujmin127 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31222
C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1358 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11380 58P/Jackson- Neujmin1257

C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1333 98P/Takamizawa1259

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319

C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1312
2028 Jun 96P/Machholz 11135 22P/Kopff547 22P/Kopff567
71P/Clark1266 58P/Jackson- Neujmin1014 58P/Jackson- Neujmin1054
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11379 96P/Machholz 11122 6P/d'Arrest1132
C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1355 71P/Clark1233 98P/Takamizawa1261
463P/NEOWISE1321 98P/Takamizawa127 C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1312

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11353 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31323

C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1321
2028 Jul 22P/Kopff61 22P/Kopff572 22P/Kopff569
71P/Clark1170 58P/Jackson- Neujmin819 58P/Jackson- Neujmin849
96P/Machholz 11348 71P/Clark1118 6P/d'Arrest1140
C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1345 98P/Takamizawa1226 98P/Takamizawa1263
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11378 96P/Machholz 11326 C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1318

C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1312 19P/Borrelly1386

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327

2028 Aug 22P/Kopff628 22P/Kopff675 22P/Kopff632
71P/Clark1170 58P/Jackson- Neujmin727 58P/Jackson- Neujmin752
C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1332 71P/Clark119 19P/Borrelly1290
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11367 19P/Borrelly1236 6P/d'Arrest1342

98P/Takamizawa1333 98P/Takamizawa1365

C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)136 C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli- Bernstein)1325

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135

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