Visual Comets in the Future (Southern Hemisphere)

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Updated on April 1, 2017
Northern 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
2017 Apr
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)710 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak512

71P/Clark1156 C/2017 E4 (Lovejoy)616

C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)745

C/2015 V2 (Johnson)79


C/2017 E1 (Borisov)1122


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31224

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356
2017 May C/2015 V2 (Johnson)611 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak639 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak637
71P/Clark1020 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)632 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)735

71P/Clark1082 71P/Clark1075

213P/Van Ness1353 C/2017 E1 (Borisov)1121

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318 213P/Van Ness1388

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369

73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31326



C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)136
2017 Jun C/2015 V2 (Johnson)664 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)629 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)728
71P/Clark1089 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak958 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak918
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1112 71P/Clark1088 71P/Clark1019
213P/Van Ness1215 213P/Van Ness1288 C/2017 E4 (Lovejoy)1115
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)134 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342 213P/Van Ness1288

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1335 217P/LINEAR1238

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368

C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1339

C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1324

C/2017 E1 (Borisov)1323

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)131
2017 Jul C/2015 V2 (Johnson)780 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)725 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)829
71P/Clark1090 71P/Clark1063 217P/LINEAR1134
213P/Van Ness1144 213P/Van Ness1187 213P/Van Ness1128
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1229 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1264 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1243
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1231 C/2017 E4 (Lovejoy)1330
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1331 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1339

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1332 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368
2017 Aug C/2015 V2 (Johnson)877 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)816 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)931
71P/Clark1088 71P/Clark1046 217P/LINEAR1130
213P/Van Ness1183 213P/Van Ness1183 213P/Van Ness112
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1229 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1254 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1243
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11336 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1249
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1332 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)138 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2017 Sep C/2015 V2 (Johnson)959 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)911 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1032
71P/Clark1188 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1114 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1155
213P/Van Ness1279 71P/Clark1135 217P/LINEAR1130
96P/Machholz 11238 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1111 96P/Machholz 11210
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1264 213P/Van Ness1241 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1255 24P/Schaumasse1311
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1329 96P/Machholz 11211

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370
2017 Oct 96P/Machholz 1822 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1011 96P/Machholz 194
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1047 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1136 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)101
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)123 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1135 24P/Schaumasse109
213P/Van Ness1272 213P/Van Ness1221 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1156
71P/Clark1279 71P/Clark1226 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1134
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1364 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1318 62P/Tsuchinshan 11115
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11338 217P/LINEAR1236
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1311

2017 Nov C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1023 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1053 24P/Schaumasse104
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1137 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1110 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1054
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1233 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1238 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)112
213P/Van Ness1250 213P/Van Ness123 62P/Tsuchinshan 11115
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11358 217P/LINEAR1313 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1222
71P/Clark1359 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312 217P/LINEAR1341
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1336 (3200) Phaethon1310 (3200) Phaethon1316

2017 Dec C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1041 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1049 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1034
(3200) Phaethon1021 (3200) Phaethon1015 24P/Schaumasse1015
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1229 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)129 62P/Tsuchinshan 11126
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1339 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1338 (3200) Phaethon1114
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)122
213P/Van Ness1327
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)134
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329

2018 Jan C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1040 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1030 62P/Tsuchinshan 11244
185P/Petriew115 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)125 24P/Schaumasse1224
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1222 62P/Tsuchinshan 1124
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134

2018 Feb C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1028 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)101 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1218
185P/Petriew1114 62P/Tsuchinshan 11318 62P/Tsuchinshan 11353
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1317
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1313

C/2015 V2 (Johnson)135
2018 Mar C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1014
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1144
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1313
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1313
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1310

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
2018 Apr C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)103 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1014 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1064

66P/du Toit1216 66P/du Toit1270

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

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332
2018 May C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)131 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)949 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)977

66P/du Toit1110 66P/du Toit1166

48P/Johnson1315 48P/Johnson1370

21P/Giacobini- Zinner133 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1326

37P/Forbes133 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11350

2018 Jun C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)934 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)990 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)983
P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1128 66P/du Toit116 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1122
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)136 48P/Johnson1233 66P/du Toit1172

21P/Giacobini- Zinner123 48P/Johnson1271

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354

37P/Forbes1313 37P/Forbes1364
2018 Jul C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)974 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)978 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)919
P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1018 48P/Johnson1158 21P/Giacobini- Zinner105
C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)136 66P/du Toit139 P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1057

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11337 48P/Johnson1176

64P/Swift- Gehrels1325 66P/du Toit1374

37P/Forbes1317 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354

64P/Swift- Gehrels1350

2018 Aug C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)968 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)933 21P/Giacobini- Zinner72
48P/Johnson1127 48P/Johnson1182 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)94
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135 64P/Swift- Gehrels1136 48P/Johnson1143

P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1219 64P/Swift- Gehrels1145

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

P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1282

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11353
2018 Sep C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1050 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1015 21P/Giacobini- Zinner642
48P/Johnson1184 64P/Swift- Gehrels1034 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1011
46P/Wirtanen1115 38P/Stephan- Oterma101 64P/Swift- Gehrels1017
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11336 48P/Johnson1184 38P/Stephan- Oterma1045

46P/Wirtanen1180 48P/Johnson1126

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355 46P/Wirtanen1177

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317
2018 Oct 46P/Wirtanen847 21P/Giacobini- Zinner727 21P/Giacobini- Zinner769
64P/Swift- Gehrels911 46P/Wirtanen888 46P/Wirtanen851
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1032 38P/Stephan- Oterma96 38P/Stephan- Oterma940
48P/Johnson1184 64P/Swift- Gehrels923 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1019
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1013 48P/Johnson1112

48P/Johnson1161 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1333

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355
2018 Nov 46P/Wirtanen478 46P/Wirtanen488 46P/Wirtanen440
64P/Swift- Gehrels920 38P/Stephan- Oterma99 38P/Stephan- Oterma934
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1020 21P/Giacobini- Zinner957 21P/Giacobini- Zinner987
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1124 64P/Swift- Gehrels918 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1127
48P/Johnson1380 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1121 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1358
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 48P/Johnson1339

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326

C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1328
2018 Dec 46P/Wirtanen374 46P/Wirtanen359 46P/Wirtanen323
64P/Swift- Gehrels1024 38P/Stephan- Oterma915 38P/Stephan- Oterma926
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1157 64P/Swift- Gehrels1010 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1186
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1134 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1188 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1131
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1132 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1370
78P/Gehrels 21330 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1338 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1373
2019 Jan 64P/Swift- Gehrels1125 38P/Stephan- Oterma1014 38P/Stephan- Oterma1012
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1145 64P/Swift- Gehrels117 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1131
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1285 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1134 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1248
78P/Gehrels 21315 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1290 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1352
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1374
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1342

2019 Feb C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1251 46P/Wirtanen78 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1222
38P/Stephan- Oterma124 38P/Stephan- Oterma119 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)128
78P/Gehrels 2135 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1233
64P/Swift- Gehrels1326 64P/Swift- Gehrels131
2019 Mar 46P/Wirtanen1019 46P/Wirtanen1016 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)127
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1252 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1225 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)129
38P/Stephan- Oterma139 38P/Stephan- Oterma134
2019 Apr C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1350 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)138 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)137
46P/Wirtanen1320 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)137 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310

2019 May C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1340 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1310 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2019 Jun C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1312 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1311 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339
2019 Jul
260P/McNaught1313 168P/Hergenrother1238

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137 260P/McNaught1357

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340

78P/Gehrels 2133
2019 Aug 68P/Klemola1365 260P/McNaught1214 168P/Hergenrother1129

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 260P/McNaught1252

68P/Klemola1322 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339

78P/Gehrels 21310
2019 Sep 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136 260P/McNaught1113 260P/McNaught1133
68P/Klemola1365 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 168P/Hergenrother1114

68P/Klemola1316 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339

78P/Gehrels 21314
2019 Oct 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 260P/McNaught1114 260P/McNaught1115
68P/Klemola1358 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 168P/Hergenrother123

68P/Klemola135 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
2019 Nov 260P/McNaught136 260P/McNaught126
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332

2019 Dec 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313
260P/McNaught137 260P/McNaught131
2020 Jan 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

2020 Feb 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136

2020 Mar 88P/Howell138 88P/Howell1359 88P/Howell1328
2020 Apr 88P/Howell1229 88P/Howell1259 88P/Howell1325

2020 May 88P/Howell1157 88P/Howell1157 85P/Boethin1231
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138

2020 Jun 88P/Howell1060 88P/Howell1025 85P/Boethin930
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322
2020 Jul 2P/Encke739 88P/Howell107 85P/Boethin822

58P/Jackson- Neujmin1325

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2020 Aug 88P/Howell958 2P/Encke129 85P/Boethin813
2P/Encke1067 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133 58P/Jackson- Neujmin1329

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2020 Sep 88P/Howell851 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320 85P/Boethin99

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328

58P/Jackson- Neujmin1334
2020 Oct 88P/Howell846 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 85P/Boethin1211
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327
2020 Nov 88P/Howell939 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1268 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1252
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1242 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
141P/Machholz 21318

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329


2020 Dec 88P/Howell1027 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1267 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1240
141P/Machholz 21116 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1254

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330


2021 Jan 141P/Machholz 21140 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1246 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1212
88P/Howell1114 141P/Machholz 2122
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1255 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327


2021 Feb 88P/Howell123 141P/Machholz 2136 10P/Tempel 2127
141P/Machholz 21345 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1321
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315

P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1336

2021 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136 7P/Pons- Winnecke123 10P/Tempel 21113

246P/NEAT137 7P/Pons- Winnecke1245

2021 Apr
7P/Pons- Winnecke910 7P/Pons- Winnecke950

246P/NEAT1326 10P/Tempel 21119

2021 May
7P/Pons- Winnecke819 7P/Pons- Winnecke866

246P/NEAT1352 10P/Tempel 21127



2021 Jun 246P/NEAT1316 7P/Pons- Winnecke832 7P/Pons- Winnecke886

246P/NEAT1388 15P/Finlay1144


10P/Tempel 21233


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134
2021 Jul 7P/Pons- Winnecke112 7P/Pons- Winnecke948 7P/Pons- Winnecke990
246P/NEAT1347 246P/NEAT1390 15P/Finlay929


10P/Tempel 21339


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315
2021 Aug 7P/Pons- Winnecke1124 7P/Pons- Winnecke1173 8P/Tuttle96
6P/d'Arrest1267 6P/d'Arrest1217 15P/Finlay918
246P/NEAT1350 246P/NEAT1390 4P/Faye1034

7P/Pons- Winnecke1178

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321

10P/Tempel 21341

2021 Sep 6P/d'Arrest1071 6P/d'Arrest1017 8P/Tuttle814
19P/Borrelly1347 19P/Borrelly1367 4P/Faye1036
7P/Pons- Winnecke1342 7P/Pons- Winnecke1375 15P/Finlay1113


7P/Pons- Winnecke1346

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
2021 Oct 6P/d'Arrest971 6P/d'Arrest919 8P/Tuttle818
19P/Borrelly1173 4P/Faye1015 4P/Faye1042
104P/Kowal 21363 19P/Borrelly1167 19P/Borrelly1134
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1381 104P/Kowal 21328 15P/Finlay1314
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1353 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21318

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko134
2021 Nov 6P/d'Arrest964 6P/d'Arrest919 8P/Tuttle1019
19P/Borrelly1076 19P/Borrelly1047 19P/Borrelly1017
104P/Kowal 21160 4P/Faye1036 4P/Faye1047
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1271 104P/Kowal 21118 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1225 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 2135
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21359 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21345
2021 Dec 19P/Borrelly965 19P/Borrelly928 4P/Faye1047
6P/d'Arrest1052 6P/d'Arrest1014 8P/Tuttle1225
104P/Kowal 21043 4P/Faye1048 9P/Tempel 1138
4P/Faye1031 104P/Kowal 2114 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1145 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko126
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 8P/Tuttle125

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2022 Jan 19P/Borrelly840 19P/Borrelly95 22P/Kopff1110
104P/Kowal 21031 4P/Faye1148 4P/Faye1127
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1125 6P/d'Arrest122 9P/Tempel 11224
4P/Faye1145 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324

2022 Feb 19P/Borrelly821 4P/Faye1334 22P/Kopff1121
104P/Kowal 21035 116P/Wild 41337 9P/Tempel 11238
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1116
116P/Wild 41316

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

116P/Wild 41321

2022 Mar 19P/Borrelly98 116P/Wild 41336 22P/Kopff1030
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1115
9P/Tempel 11149
104P/Kowal 21238

116P/Wild 41336

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317

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


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