Visual Comets in the Future (Southern Hemisphere)

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Updated on October 14, 2018
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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
2018 Oct 46P/Wirtanen849 21P/Giacobini- Zinner729 21P/Giacobini- Zinner771
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)933 46P/Wirtanen888 46P/Wirtanen851
64P/Swift- Gehrels1012 38P/Stephan- Oterma96 38P/Stephan- Oterma941
C/2018 L2 (ATLAS)1118 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)913 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)919
C/2017 T3 (ATLAS)129 64P/Swift- Gehrels1023 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1235
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1131
48P/Johnson1384 48P/Johnson1362 48P/Johnson1312
78P/Gehrels 21364 78P/Gehrels 21335 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1356
C/2018 N1 (NEOWISE)1316 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1379
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1351

2018 Nov 46P/Wirtanen479 46P/Wirtanen488 46P/Wirtanen439
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1022 38P/Stephan- Oterma99 38P/Stephan- Oterma934
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1024 21P/Giacobini- Zinner959 21P/Giacobini- Zinner987
64P/Swift- Gehrels1020 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1022 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1027
78P/Gehrels 21358 64P/Swift- Gehrels1018 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1260
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1231 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1342
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1383 78P/Gehrels 21315

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324

C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1381
2018 Dec 46P/Wirtanen371 46P/Wirtanen356 46P/Wirtanen321
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1134 38P/Stephan- Oterma910 38P/Stephan- Oterma925
64P/Swift- Gehrels1124 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1131 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1131
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1156 64P/Swift- Gehrels119 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1186
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1237 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1187 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1269
78P/Gehrels 21236 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1273 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1319
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1131
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1383 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1350
2019 Jan C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1144 38P/Stephan- Oterma914 38P/Stephan- Oterma912
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1277 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1134 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1131
64P/Swift- Gehrels1225 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1277 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1253
78P/Gehrels 21216 64P/Swift- Gehrels127 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1249
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1285 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1290
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1356 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1322
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11314

2019 Feb 38P/Stephan- Oterma119 46P/Wirtanen79 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1222
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1251 38P/Stephan- Oterma118 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1311
78P/Gehrels 2125 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1234 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)138
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1377 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1356 123P/West- Hartley1325
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1333 123P/West- Hartley1324 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1351
2019 Mar 46P/Wirtanen1019 46P/Wirtanen1015 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)126
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1252 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1224 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)139
38P/Stephan- Oterma1311 38P/Stephan- Oterma134 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1383
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1316 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1328 123P/West- Hartley136
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1371 123P/West- Hartley1324
123P/West- Hartley135 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1324
2019 Apr C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)131 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)138 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1390
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1350 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1363 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)137
C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)136 46P/Wirtanen1311 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139

2019 May C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1339 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1388 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1219
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1341
C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1351

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2019 Jun C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1234

C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1314

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339
2019 Jul C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382 260P/McNaught1313 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1139

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138 168P/Hergenrother1238

C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1339 78P/Gehrels 2133


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1322
2019 Aug 68P/Klemola1365 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)118 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1139

260P/McNaught1214 168P/Hergenrother1128

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 260P/McNaught1251

68P/Klemola1323 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1227

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339

78P/Gehrels 21310
2019 Sep 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1024 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1031
68P/Klemola1365 260P/McNaught1113 260P/McNaught1133

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1127

68P/Klemola1317 168P/Hergenrother1114

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339

78P/Gehrels 21313
2019 Oct C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1010 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1023 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1011
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)107 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1026
68P/Klemola1358 260P/McNaught1113 260P/McNaught1115

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 168P/Hergenrother123

68P/Klemola135 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313
2019 Nov C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1017 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)915 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)920
260P/McNaught136 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1017
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 260P/McNaught126
68P/Klemola1344 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332
2019 Dec C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)92 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)99 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)92
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1113 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11314
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 260P/McNaught131

2020 Jan 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322

2020 Feb 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136

2020 Mar 88P/Howell137 88P/Howell1359 88P/Howell1330
2020 Apr 210P/Christensen123 88P/Howell1259 88P/Howell1326

2020 May 88P/Howell1157 88P/Howell1157 85D/Boethin1231
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137

2020 Jun C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)811 88P/Howell1126 85D/Boethin930
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322

2020 Jul 2P/Encke742 88P/Howell108 85D/Boethin823
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)829
58P/Jackson- Neujmin1325

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2020 Aug C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)930 2P/Encke129 85D/Boethin813
88P/Howell958 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132 58P/Jackson- Neujmin1329
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2020 Sep 88P/Howell851 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319 85D/Boethin99
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1027
58P/Jackson- Neujmin1334

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2020 Oct 88P/Howell846 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 85D/Boethin1211
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1113
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135

2020 Nov 88P/Howell939 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1268 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1252
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1241 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
141P/Machholz 21317

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329


2020 Dec 88P/Howell1028 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1267 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1241
141P/Machholz 21117 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)122
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1254

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330


2021 Jan 141P/Machholz 21140 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1244 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1210
88P/Howell1113 141P/Machholz 2122 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1327
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1254 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326

2021 Feb 88P/Howell124 141P/Machholz 2127 10P/Tempel 2116
141P/Machholz 21245 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)135 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1353
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1337 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1321 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)132
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316

2021 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137 7P/Pons- Winnecke124 10P/Tempel 21113

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1329 7P/Pons- Winnecke1245

246P/NEAT138 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1314

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1384

2021 Apr C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)133 7P/Pons- Winnecke910 7P/Pons- Winnecke951

246P/NEAT1327 10P/Tempel 21119

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1354 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1315


C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1386
2021 May C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)135 7P/Pons- Winnecke819 7P/Pons- Winnecke865

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1212 10P/Tempel 21125

246P/NEAT1351 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1213

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1357 4P/Faye1333



C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1382
2021 Jun 246P/NEAT1315 7P/Pons- Winnecke831 7P/Pons- Winnecke885

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

246P/NEAT1387 4P/Faye1235

10P/Tempel 21232


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134
2021 Jul 7P/Pons- Winnecke111 7P/Pons- Winnecke947 7P/Pons- Winnecke989
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1216 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1214 15P/Finlay930
246P/NEAT1346 246P/NEAT1390 4P/Faye1135

67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko139 10P/Tempel 21338


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315

67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1350
2021 Aug 7P/Pons- Winnecke1126 7P/Pons- Winnecke1174 8P/Tuttle97
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1221 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1211 15P/Finlay918
6P/d'Arrest1267 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)122 4P/Faye1034
246P/NEAT1390 6P/d'Arrest1217 7P/Pons- Winnecke1178

246P/NEAT1390 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1250

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321

10P/Tempel 21340

2021 Sep 6P/d'Arrest1071 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1011 8P/Tuttle815
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1121 6P/d'Arrest1017 4P/Faye1036
19P/Borrelly1349 19P/Borrelly1367 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1041
7P/Pons- Winnecke1341 7P/Pons- Winnecke1375 15P/Finlay1113


7P/Pons- Winnecke1345

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
2021 Oct 6P/d'Arrest971 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko96 8P/Tuttle818
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1113 6P/d'Arrest919 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko933
19P/Borrelly1173 4P/Faye1014 4P/Faye1042
104P/Kowal 21363 19P/Borrelly1167 19P/Borrelly1133
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 104P/Kowal 21329 15P/Finlay1314

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21317
2021 Nov 6P/d'Arrest965 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko84 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko826
19P/Borrelly1076 6P/d'Arrest919 8P/Tuttle1019
104P/Kowal 21161 19P/Borrelly1048 19P/Borrelly1018
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137 4P/Faye1035 4P/Faye1047
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21359 104P/Kowal 21119 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 2136

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21345
2021 Dec 19P/Borrelly966 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko817 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko827
6P/d'Arrest1052 19P/Borrelly929 4P/Faye1047
104P/Kowal 21043 6P/d'Arrest1014 8P/Tuttle1225
4P/Faye1030 4P/Faye1048 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11311
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 104P/Kowal 2114 9P/Tempel 1138


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2022 Jan 19P/Borrelly841 19P/Borrelly96 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko927
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko913 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko926 22P/Kopff1111
104P/Kowal 21032 4P/Faye1148 4P/Faye1128
4P/Faye1145 6P/d'Arrest123 9P/Tempel 11226
6P/d'Arrest1237 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324

2022 Feb 19P/Borrelly820 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1028 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1017
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1028 4P/Faye1332 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko104
104P/Kowal 21035 116P/Wild 41336 22P/Kopff1121
9P/Tempel 11238
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322
116P/Wild 41310
116P/Wild 41321

2022 Mar 19P/Borrelly99 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1221 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)937
104P/Kowal 21237 116P/Wild 41336 22P/Kopff1029
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1231
9P/Tempel 11149
116P/Wild 41336

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317

2022 Apr 19P/Borrelly103 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)811 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)843
116P/Wild 41338 116P/Wild 41320 22P/Kopff1037
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11330 9P/Tempel 11160
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1332 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1310 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11383
2022 May 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova115 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)745 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)745
19P/Borrelly124 9P/Tempel 11210 22P/Kopff1146
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31330 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11357 9P/Tempel 11273
116P/Wild 41341 116P/Wild 4134 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11385
2022 Jun C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)618 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)653 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)719
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31233 9P/Tempel 11228 22P/Kopff1150
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1210 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 169P/NEAT1220
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11319
9P/Tempel 11276
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11385
116P/Wild 41342

2022 Jul C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)665 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)655 169P/NEAT129
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31134 22P/Kopff129 22P/Kopff1251
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11323

9P/Tempel 11345 9P/Tempel 11379
2022 Aug C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)671 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)628 22P/Kopff1252
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31139 22P/Kopff1230 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 1131
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11363 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
2022 Sep C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)664 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)65 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41334
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31149 22P/Kopff1354 22P/Kopff1353
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11339 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319

2022 Oct C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)539 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31211 81P/Wild 2113
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31255 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 4123 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41238

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1131 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11325
2022 Nov C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)519 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41119 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)53
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31355 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41145

73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31311 81P/Wild 2119

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326
2022 Dec C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)516 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)510 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)515
118P/Shoemaker- Levy 4116 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41136 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41147
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 81P/Wild 21121
96P/Machholz 1137
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326
2023 Jan C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)529 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)518 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)518
96P/Machholz 1106 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41146 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41146
118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41123 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 81P/Wild 21139
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11311
2023 Feb C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)540 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)518 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)516
118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41236 81P/Wild 2116 96P/Machholz 11111
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41241 81P/Wild 21158

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41216


2023 Mar C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)542 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)512 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)52
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 81P/Wild 21220 81P/Wild 21273
118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41336 237P/LINEAR128 237P/LINEAR1265

364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)133 364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)1329

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1131 71P/Clark1321

118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41327 96P/Machholz 11320
2023 Apr C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)640 237P/LINEAR1119 237P/LINEAR1171
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323 81P/Wild 21241 364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)1131

81P/Wild 21274

2023 May C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)730 237P/LINEAR1034 237P/LINEAR1070
81P/Wild 2132 81P/Wild 21273 364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)1137

81P/Wild 21273

2023 Jun C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)814 237P/LINEAR1058 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)87
81P/Wild 21332 81P/Wild 21374 237P/LINEAR1063


81P/Wild 21328

364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)1340
2023 Jul 237P/LINEAR1120 237P/LINEAR1057 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)824
81P/Wild 21341 103P/Hartley 21210 237P/LINEAR1022

81P/Wild 21374 185P/Petriew1114

103P/Hartley 21235

2023 Aug 237P/LINEAR1155 103P/Hartley 2108 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)938

237P/LINEAR1154 103P/Hartley 2925



2023 Sep 237P/LINEAR1257 237P/LINEAR1234 103P/Hartley 2718

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)951




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


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