Visual Comets in the Future (Southern Hemisphere)

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Updated on April 29, 2016
Northern 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 May C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1020 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)66 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)669
81P/Wild 21123 252P/LINEAR748 252P/LINEAR747
9P/Tempel 11144 9P/Tempel 11122 43P/Wolf- Harrington134
116P/Wild 41332 116P/Wild 41378 116P/Wild 41338

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11346 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11380


C/2015 WZ (PanSTARRS)1313
2016 Jun C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)542 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)577 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)589
252P/LINEAR1026 252P/LINEAR1054 252P/LINEAR102
C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1126 9P/Tempel 1118 43P/Wolf- Harrington126
9P/Tempel 11153 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11380
81P/Wild 21121 116P/Wild 41378 116P/Wild 4133
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137

116P/Wild 41340

2016 Jul C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)688 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)664 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)610
9P/Tempel 11156 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381 43P/Wolf- Harrington117
81P/Wild 21119 53P/Van Biesbroeck1368 144P/Kushida123
C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1125
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1215
53P/Van Biesbroeck1366
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11336

53P/Van Biesbroeck133

2016 Aug C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)876 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)815 144P/Kushida113
9P/Tempel 11156 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381 43P/Wolf- Harrington119
81P/Wild 21115
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136
C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)1216

C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1321

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381

2016 Sep C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1046 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11345 43P/Wolf- Harrington1112
9P/Tempel 11151 C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)1357 144P/Kushida114
81P/Wild 2129
C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)1331
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381

C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)1321

C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)139

2016 Oct C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1119 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321 144P/Kushida118
9P/Tempel 11244
43P/Wolf- Harrington1119
81P/Wild 2131

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11375

2016 Nov 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1217
43P/Wolf- Harrington1231
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11344
144P/Kushida1217


C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)133


C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)132


C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)135
2016 Dec 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova713 43P/Wolf- Harrington1315 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1218
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315
43P/Wolf- Harrington1352


144P/Kushida1325


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31312


C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1320
2017 Jan 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova71 43P/Wolf- Harrington1324 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1036
2P/Encke1110
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31224


43P/Wolf- Harrington1364
2017 Feb 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak920 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova828 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova625

41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak941 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)947


C/2015 V2 (Johnson)97


41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1119


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31126


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138
2017 Mar 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak715 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak624 2P/Encke719
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1021 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1035 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)748

71P/Clark1335 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)88


45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova108


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31126


71P/Clark1370


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11333
2017 Apr
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)710 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak57

71P/Clark1157 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)745


C/2015 V2 (Johnson)79


2P/Encke944


71P/Clark1175


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31224


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11357
2017 May C/2015 V2 (Johnson)68 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak636 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak633
71P/Clark1018 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)630 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)735

71P/Clark1081 71P/Clark1075

213P/Van Ness1352 213P/Van Ness1388

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31326


2P/Encke1346


217P/LINEAR1338
2017 Jun C/2015 V2 (Johnson)662 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)633 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)728
71P/Clark1046 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak856 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak814
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1111 71P/Clark1088 71P/Clark1021
213P/Van Ness1213 213P/Van Ness1288 213P/Van Ness1288
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)132 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 217P/LINEAR1238

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1335 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)134
2017 Jul C/2015 V2 (Johnson)780 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)726 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)829
71P/Clark1090 71P/Clark1064 71P/Clark101
213P/Van Ness1145 213P/Van Ness1187 217P/LINEAR1135
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1232 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1264 213P/Van Ness1129
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1332 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1333 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1343

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1332
2017 Aug C/2015 V2 (Johnson)876 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)816 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)931
71P/Clark1088 71P/Clark1046 217P/LINEAR1130
213P/Van Ness1183 213P/Van Ness1183 213P/Van Ness111
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1331 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1354 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1322
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11337 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1332 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)138
2017 Sep C/2015 V2 (Johnson)959 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)911 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1032
71P/Clark1188 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1115 217P/LINEAR1130
213P/Van Ness1279 71P/Clark1135 96P/Machholz 11210
96P/Machholz 11238 213P/Van Ness1240 24P/Schaumasse1310
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1364 96P/Machholz 11210 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1355
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370
2017 Oct 96P/Machholz 1921 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1011 96P/Machholz 1104
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1047 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1135 24P/Schaumasse109
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)121 213P/Van Ness1220 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)101
213P/Van Ness1272 71P/Clark1226 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1133
71P/Clark1279 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11338 62P/Tsuchinshan 11215
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1317 217P/LINEAR1235
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1364

2017 Nov C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1138 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1111 24P/Schaumasse104
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1232 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1238 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)112
213P/Van Ness1251 213P/Van Ness124 62P/Tsuchinshan 11115
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11360 217P/LINEAR1314 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1223
71P/Clark1361 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11314 217P/LINEAR1341

71P/Clark1315 (3200) Phaethon1317

(3200) Phaethon139
2017 Dec (3200) Phaethon1020 (3200) Phaethon1015 24P/Schaumasse1015
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1130 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)119 (3200) Phaethon1116
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1339 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1338 62P/Tsuchinshan 11127
185P/Petriew133
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)112
213P/Van Ness1328
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)135
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11331

2018 Jan 185P/Petriew115 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)124 62P/Tsuchinshan 11245
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1222 62P/Tsuchinshan 1124 24P/Schaumasse1224
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)131
2018 Feb 185P/Petriew1113 62P/Tsuchinshan 11319 62P/Tsuchinshan 11353
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1317
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1313


C/2015 V2 (Johnson)134
2018 Mar 185P/Petriew1121 66P/du Toit1316 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1313
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1313
66P/du Toit1370


C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1310


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
2018 Apr
66P/du Toit1216 66P/du Toit1270

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)131 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)134


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11333
2018 May C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)131 66P/du Toit119 66P/du Toit1167

48P/Johnson1316 48P/Johnson1370

21P/Giacobini- Zinner133 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1327

37P/Forbes133 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11351


37P/Forbes1364
2018 Jun P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1128 66P/du Toit116 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1121
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)136 48P/Johnson1233 66P/du Toit1173

21P/Giacobini- Zinner123 48P/Johnson1271

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354

37P/Forbes1313 37P/Forbes1363
2018 Jul P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1017 48P/Johnson1156 21P/Giacobini- Zinner104
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)136 66P/du Toit139 P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1052

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11335 48P/Johnson1176

64P/Swift- Gehrels1325 66P/du Toit1374

37P/Forbes1317 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354


64P/Swift- Gehrels1349


37P/Forbes1357
2018 Aug 48P/Johnson1128 48P/Johnson1182 21P/Giacobini- Zinner63
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137 64P/Swift- Gehrels1136 48P/Johnson1176

P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1216 64P/Swift- Gehrels1146

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354 38P/Stephan- Oterma1247


P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1278


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11353
2018 Sep 48P/Johnson1184 64P/Swift- Gehrels1034 21P/Giacobini- Zinner643
46P/Wirtanen1116 38P/Stephan- Oterma101 64P/Swift- Gehrels1016
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11337 48P/Johnson1184 38P/Stephan- Oterma1045

46P/Wirtanen1181 48P/Johnson1126

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355 46P/Wirtanen1177


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317
2018 Oct 46P/Wirtanen848 21P/Giacobini- Zinner728 21P/Giacobini- Zinner770
64P/Swift- Gehrels912 46P/Wirtanen888 46P/Wirtanen851
48P/Johnson1283 38P/Stephan- Oterma96 38P/Stephan- Oterma940
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 64P/Swift- Gehrels923 48P/Johnson1211

48P/Johnson1261

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355
2018 Nov 46P/Wirtanen477 46P/Wirtanen488 46P/Wirtanen439
64P/Swift- Gehrels920 38P/Stephan- Oterma99 38P/Stephan- Oterma934
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1021 21P/Giacobini- Zinner958 21P/Giacobini- Zinner987
48P/Johnson1380 64P/Swift- Gehrels918
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 48P/Johnson1338

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11325
2018 Dec 46P/Wirtanen372 46P/Wirtanen358 46P/Wirtanen322
64P/Swift- Gehrels1024 38P/Stephan- Oterma910 38P/Stephan- Oterma926
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1155 64P/Swift- Gehrels109 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1186
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1187
78P/Gehrels 21332 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132
2019 Jan 64P/Swift- Gehrels1126 38P/Stephan- Oterma1014 38P/Stephan- Oterma1013
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1275 64P/Swift- Gehrels117 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1250
78P/Gehrels 21316 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1290
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315

2019 Feb 38P/Stephan- Oterma125 46P/Wirtanen79
78P/Gehrels 2134 38P/Stephan- Oterma119
64P/Swift- Gehrels1326 64P/Swift- Gehrels131
2019 Mar 46P/Wirtanen1019 46P/Wirtanen1016
38P/Stephan- Oterma139 38P/Stephan- Oterma134
2019 Apr 46P/Wirtanen1321 46P/Wirtanen1311 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138
2019 May

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2019 Jun

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339
2019 Jul
260P/McNaught1313 168P/Hergenrother1239

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138 260P/McNaught1357


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340


78P/Gehrels 2133
2019 Aug 68P/Klemola1364 260P/McNaught1214 168P/Hergenrother1129

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327 260P/McNaught1251

68P/Klemola1322 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339


78P/Gehrels 21310
2019 Sep 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134 260P/McNaught1113 260P/McNaught1134
68P/Klemola1365 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 168P/Hergenrother1114

68P/Klemola1317 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339


78P/Gehrels 21313
2019 Oct 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 260P/McNaught1113 260P/McNaught1116
68P/Klemola1358 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 168P/Hergenrother124

68P/Klemola135 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313
2019 Nov 260P/McNaught136 260P/McNaught126
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11331
68P/Klemola1343

2019 Dec 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
260P/McNaught137 260P/McNaught131
2020 Jan 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

2020 Feb 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137

2020 Mar


2020 Apr 88P/Howell1228 88P/Howell1259 88P/Howell1327
210P/Christensen123

2020 May 88P/Howell1157 88P/Howell1156 85P/Boethin1231
249P/LINEAR1240
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138
210P/Christensen135

2020 Jun 249P/LINEAR1019 88P/Howell1124 85P/Boethin930
88P/Howell1160
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322
2020 Jul 2P/Encke740 88P/Howell106 85P/Boethin822
88P/Howell1061
249P/LINEAR109


58P/Jackson- Neujmin1325


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2020 Aug 88P/Howell957 2P/Encke129 85P/Boethin813
2P/Encke1067 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132 58P/Jackson- Neujmin1329


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2020 Sep 88P/Howell951 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319 85P/Boethin99


58P/Jackson- Neujmin1334


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2020 Oct 88P/Howell845 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 85P/Boethin1211
141P/Machholz 21328
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137

2020 Nov 88P/Howell938 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1369 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1346
141P/Machholz 2923 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1349

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329

17P/Holmes1322

2020 Dec 141P/Machholz 2860 141P/Machholz 2833 141P/Machholz 289
88P/Howell1026 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1268 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1234
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1260 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330

17P/Holmes1320

2021 Jan 141P/Machholz 2888 141P/Machholz 2879 141P/Machholz 2825
88P/Howell1113 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1241 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)125
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1255 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326

17P/Holmes131

2021 Feb 88P/Howell123 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1319 10P/Tempel 2127
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316 141P/Machholz 21353 141P/Machholz 2138
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1338

141P/Machholz 21367

2021 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136 7P/Pons- Winnecke124 10P/Tempel 21114

246P/2010 V2 (NEAT)139 7P/Pons- Winnecke1245


246P/2010 V2 (NEAT)1366
2021 Apr
7P/Pons- Winnecke910 7P/Pons- Winnecke950

246P/2010 V2 (NEAT)1328 10P/Tempel 21119


246P/2010 V2 (NEAT)1381

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

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