Visual Comets in the Future (Southern Hemisphere)

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Updated on July 25, 2017
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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
2017 Jul C/2015 V2 (Johnson)780 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)726 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)829
71P/Clark1090 71P/Clark1064 C/2017 O11061
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369 71P/Clark101
213P/Van Ness1345 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1333 217P/LINEAR1135
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1313 213P/Van Ness1386 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1339

41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1358 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368

C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1343

213P/Van Ness1315

41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak132
2017 Aug C/2015 V2 (Johnson)876 C/2017 O186 C/2017 O1859
71P/Clark1088 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)816 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)931
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11337 71P/Clark1046 217P/LINEAR1130
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1331 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1249
213P/Van Ness1383 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1354 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

213P/Van Ness1383 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1322

213P/Van Ness131
2017 Sep C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1059 C/2017 O177 C/2017 O1746
71P/Clark1188 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1011 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1032
96P/Machholz 11238 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1115 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1155
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 71P/Clark1135 217P/LINEAR1130
213P/Van Ness1379 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1112 96P/Machholz 11210
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1364 96P/Machholz 11210 24P/Schaumasse1310

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133

213P/Van Ness1340

C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1355
2017 Oct 96P/Machholz 1921 C/2017 O172 C/2017 O1719
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1047 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1011 96P/Machholz 1104
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)121 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1134 24P/Schaumasse109
71P/Clark1279 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1135 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1156
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 71P/Clark1226 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1133
213P/Van Ness1372 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11338 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)111

213P/Van Ness1320 62P/Tsuchinshan 11215

2017 Nov C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1021 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1053 24P/Schaumasse104
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1138 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1111 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1054
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1232 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1238 62P/Tsuchinshan 11115
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11360 217P/LINEAR1314 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)112
71P/Clark1361 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11314 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1223

71P/Clark1314 217P/LINEAR1341

(3200) Phaethon139 (3200) Phaethon1317
2017 Dec C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1041 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1049 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1036
(3200) Phaethon1020 (3200) Phaethon1015 24P/Schaumasse1015
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1230 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)129 (3200) Phaethon1116
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1339 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1338 62P/Tsuchinshan 11127
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)122
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11331
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)135
2018 Jan C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1040 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1029 62P/Tsuchinshan 11245
185P/Petriew115 62P/Tsuchinshan 1124 24P/Schaumasse1224
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1322 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)134
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133

2018 Feb C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1028 62P/Tsuchinshan 11319 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1317
62P/Tsuchinshan 11353
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1317
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)132
2018 Mar C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1015 66P/du Toit1316 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1245
66P/du Toit1370

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1312
2018 Apr C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)102 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1115 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1164

66P/du Toit1216 66P/du Toit1270

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)131 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11333

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)134
2018 May C/2017 O1131 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1051 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1078

66P/du Toit119 66P/du Toit1167

48P/Johnson1316 48P/Johnson1370

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

37P/Forbes133 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11351

2018 Jun C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1036 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1089 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1082
P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1128 66P/du Toit116 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1121

48P/Johnson1233 66P/du Toit1173

21P/Giacobini- Zinner123 48P/Johnson1271

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

37P/Forbes1313 37P/Forbes1363
2018 Jul C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1075 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1078 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1018
P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1017 48P/Johnson1156 21P/Giacobini- Zinner104

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

2018 Aug C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1069 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1035 21P/Giacobini- Zinner63
48P/Johnson1128 48P/Johnson1182 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)104
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 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1149 64P/Swift- Gehrels1034 21P/Giacobini- Zinner643
48P/Johnson1184 38P/Stephan- Oterma101 64P/Swift- Gehrels1016
46P/Wirtanen1116 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1114 38P/Stephan- Oterma1045
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11337 48P/Johnson1184 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1111

46P/Wirtanen1181 48P/Johnson1126

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355 46P/Wirtanen1177

C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1114

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317
2018 Oct 46P/Wirtanen848 21P/Giacobini- Zinner728 21P/Giacobini- Zinner770
64P/Swift- Gehrels912 46P/Wirtanen888 46P/Wirtanen851
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1132 38P/Stephan- Oterma96 38P/Stephan- Oterma940
48P/Johnson1283 64P/Swift- Gehrels923 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1119
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1113 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1134

48P/Johnson1261 48P/Johnson1211

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
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1224 64P/Swift- Gehrels918 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1159
48P/Johnson1380 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1129 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1227
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1222


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
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1135 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1187 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1169
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1233 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1173 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1231
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1231
78P/Gehrels 21332 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132
2019 Jan 64P/Swift- Gehrels1126 38P/Stephan- Oterma1014 38P/Stephan- Oterma1013
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1177 64P/Swift- Gehrels117 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1155
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1245 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1177 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1231
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1285 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1234 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1250
78P/Gehrels 21316 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1290
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315

2019 Feb 38P/Stephan- Oterma125 46P/Wirtanen79 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)128
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1277 38P/Stephan- Oterma119 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)128
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1351 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1253 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1321
78P/Gehrels 2134 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1333 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1350
64P/Swift- Gehrels1326 64P/Swift- Gehrels131
2019 Mar 46P/Wirtanen1019 46P/Wirtanen1016 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)129
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1352 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1325 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)137
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1371 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1325 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1383
38P/Stephan- Oterma139 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1327

38P/Stephan- Oterma134
2019 Apr C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)136 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)137 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)137
46P/Wirtanen1321 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1362 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1390
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1350 46P/Wirtanen1311 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138

C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)139
2019 May C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1342 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1387 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1352

C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1310 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2019 Jun C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1381 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1381 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1312
C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1312 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1311 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

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 88P/Howell136 88P/Howell1359 88P/Howell1331
2020 Apr 88P/Howell1228 88P/Howell1259 88P/Howell1227

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

2020 Jun 249P/LINEAR1016 88P/Howell1024 85D/Boethin930
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322
2020 Jul 2P/Encke740 88P/Howell107 85D/Boethin822

58P/Jackson- Neujmin1325

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2020 Aug 88P/Howell958 2P/Encke129 85D/Boethin813
2P/Encke1067 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132 58P/Jackson- Neujmin1329

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2020 Sep 88P/Howell851 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319 85D/Boethin99

58P/Jackson- Neujmin1334

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2020 Oct 88P/Howell846 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 85D/Boethin1211
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327
2020 Nov 88P/Howell939 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1268 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1252
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1243 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139
141P/Machholz 21217

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329


2020 Dec 88P/Howell1027 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1267 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1240
141P/Machholz 21117 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1254

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330


2021 Jan 141P/Machholz 21139 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1245 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1211
88P/Howell1113 141P/Machholz 2121
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1254 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326


2021 Feb 88P/Howell124 141P/Machholz 2126 10P/Tempel 2127
141P/Machholz 21245 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1322 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)133
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1337

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316

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

246P/NEAT138 7P/Pons- Winnecke1245

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1314

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

246P/NEAT1327 10P/Tempel 21119

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1315

2021 May
7P/Pons- Winnecke819 7P/Pons- Winnecke864

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1212 10P/Tempel 21126

246P/NEAT1350 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1213



2021 Jun 246P/NEAT1314 7P/Pons- Winnecke831 7P/Pons- Winnecke885

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1212 15P/Finlay1145

246P/NEAT1387 4P/Faye1235

10P/Tempel 21233


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
2021 Jul 7P/Pons- Winnecke112 7P/Pons- Winnecke949 7P/Pons- Winnecke990
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1216 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1213 15P/Finlay930
246P/NEAT1348 246P/NEAT1390 4P/Faye1135

10P/Tempel 21339


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316
2021 Aug 7P/Pons- Winnecke1125 7P/Pons- Winnecke1173 8P/Tuttle96
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1221 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)121 15P/Finlay917
6P/d'Arrest1267 6P/d'Arrest1217 4P/Faye1034
246P/NEAT1351 246P/NEAT1390 7P/Pons- Winnecke1178

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321

10P/Tempel 21340

2021 Sep 6P/d'Arrest1071 6P/d'Arrest1017 8P/Tuttle815
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1121 19P/Borrelly1367 4P/Faye1036
19P/Borrelly1348 7P/Pons- Winnecke1375 15P/Finlay1113
7P/Pons- Winnecke1341

7P/Pons- Winnecke1346

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
2021 Oct 6P/d'Arrest971 6P/d'Arrest919 8P/Tuttle818
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1114 4P/Faye1013 4P/Faye1042
19P/Borrelly1172 19P/Borrelly1167 19P/Borrelly1134
104P/Kowal 21363 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315 15P/Finlay1314
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1381 104P/Kowal 21329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1352 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21318

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko133
2021 Nov 6P/d'Arrest965 6P/d'Arrest919 8P/Tuttle1019
19P/Borrelly1076 19P/Borrelly1049 19P/Borrelly1018
104P/Kowal 21161 4P/Faye1034 4P/Faye1047
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1272 104P/Kowal 21119 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1227 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 2136
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21359 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21346
2021 Dec 19P/Borrelly966 19P/Borrelly929 19P/Borrelly101
6P/d'Arrest1053 6P/d'Arrest1014 4P/Faye1047
104P/Kowal 21044 4P/Faye1048 8P/Tuttle1224
4P/Faye1032 104P/Kowal 2115 9P/Tempel 1139
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1147 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko127 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11311
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 8P/Tuttle124

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2022 Jan 19P/Borrelly839 19P/Borrelly94 22P/Kopff1111
104P/Kowal 21032 4P/Faye1147 4P/Faye1126
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1125 6P/d'Arrest122 9P/Tempel 11224
4P/Faye1145 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324

2022 Feb 19P/Borrelly820 4P/Faye1333 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1016
104P/Kowal 21035 116P/Wild 41337 22P/Kopff1120
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1115
9P/Tempel 11237
116P/Wild 41315
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

116P/Wild 41320

2022 Mar 19P/Borrelly99 116P/Wild 41336 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)938
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1115
104P/Kowal 21237
9P/Tempel 11149
116P/Wild 41336

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318

2022 Apr 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova102 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)812 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)843
19P/Borrelly113 116P/Wild 41319 22P/Kopff1038
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1218 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11331 9P/Tempel 11260
116P/Wild 41339
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11383
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310

2022 May 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1016 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)745 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)745
19P/Borrelly124 9P/Tempel 1129 22P/Kopff1146
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1320 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11356 9P/Tempel 11272
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31330 116P/Wild 4133 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11384
116P/Wild 41342

2022 Jun C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)616 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)653 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)720
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31233 9P/Tempel 11226 22P/Kopff1151
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11318 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11386 169P/NEAT1220
9P/Tempel 11276
116P/Wild 41342
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11385

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


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