Visual Comets in the Future (Southern Hemisphere)

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Updated on November 23, 2014
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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
2014 Nov C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)776 C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)771 C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)776
C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)818 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)851 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)880
C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring)921 C/2012 X1 (LINEAR)1236 C/2014 R1 (Borisov)111
C/2012 X1 (LINEAR)1273 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1338 C/2012 X1 (LINEAR)127

C/2014 E2 (Jacques)1330

C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1380

2014 Dec C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)666 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)690 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)682
C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)877 C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)848 C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)820
15P/Finlay1015 C/2012 X1 (LINEAR)1320 C/2014 R1 (Borisov)1112
C/2012 X1 (LINEAR)1353 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1312 88P/Howell124
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1351 32P/Comas Sola131 32P/Comas Sola1331
2015 Jan C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)568 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)555 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)518
15P/Finlay98 C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)1011 88P/Howell1017
C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)1044 32P/Comas Sola1319 7P/Pons- Winnecke112
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1320
C/2014 R1 (Borisov)1230
C/2013 V5 (Oukaimeden)1325

32P/Comas Sola1337
2015 Feb C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)62 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132 88P/Howell925
15P/Finlay105 32P/Comas Sola1328 C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring)1113
C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)1122
7P/Pons- Winnecke119
C/2014 R1 (Borisov)1341
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)133
C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1335

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11351

32P/Comas Sola1337

C/2013 V5 (Oukaimeden)1328
2015 Mar 19P/Borrelly117 C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)131 88P/Howell830
15P/Finlay126 218P/LINEAR1322 C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring)1117
C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)128 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323 6P/d'Arrest121

C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1213

7P/Pons- Winnecke1214

C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1357


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381
2015 Apr 22P/Kopff1350 218P/LINEAR1319 88P/Howell834

C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1319 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1138

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11347 C/2014 Q1 (PanSTARRS)114

22P/Kopff1351 6P/d'Arrest118

C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring)129

C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)1320


C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1365

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11387
2015 May 22P/Kopff1350 22P/Kopff1339 88P/Howell839
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139 C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1341 C/2014 Q1 (PanSTARRS)87
C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring)131 218P/LINEAR1316 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)1064

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11387 6P/d'Arrest1116

C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1364


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11387

C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)1346
2015 Jun 22P/Kopff1253 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)824 C/2014 Q1 (PanSTARRS)75
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 22P/Kopff1218 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)890
C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring)131 C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1364 88P/Howell942

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11387 6P/d'Arrest1226

C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)136 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1220

C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1363

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11336

C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)1371
2015 Jul C/2014 Q1 (PanSTARRS)417 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)754 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)788
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)717 22P/Kopff121 88P/Howell1043
22P/Kopff1153 C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1365 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1118
C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1330 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11386 141P/Machholz 21222
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11386 51P/Harrington1311 C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1318

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139


2015 Aug C/2013 US10 (Catalina)558 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)559 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)562
C/2014 Q1 (PanSTARRS)629 88P/Howell1212 141P/Machholz 21110
22P/Kopff1149 C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1366 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1112
10P/Tempel 21354 51P/Harrington1326 88P/Howell1143
C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1367 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11349 51P/Harrington1354
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11386
C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1311
2015 Sep C/2013 US10 (Catalina)556 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)520 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)53
C/2014 Q1 (PanSTARRS)1029 88P/Howell1233 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko106
22P/Kopff1140 51P/Harrington1352 141P/Machholz 2119
10P/Tempel 21147 C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1337 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1214
C/2012 F3 (PanSTARRS)1369 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323 88P/Howell1243
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381
2015 Oct C/2013 US10 (Catalina)424 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1110 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko107
22P/Kopff1031 51P/Harrington1352 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1113
10P/Tempel 21138 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133 C/2014 Q1 (PanSTARRS)122
C/2014 Q1 (PanSTARRS)1225
141P/Machholz 21312
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354

2015 Nov C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1015 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1013 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)106
22P/Kopff1121 230P/LINEAR1364 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1115
10P/Tempel 21129 51P/Harrington1351 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1319
C/2014 Q1 (PanSTARRS)1319
C/2014 Q1 (PanSTARRS)133
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327

2015 Dec C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)920 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)105 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)37
10P/Tempel 21120 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)106 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1027
22P/Kopff1110 230P/LINEAR1359 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1232
249P/LINEAR128 81P/Wild 21336 230P/LINEAR1345
116P/Wild 41324
81P/Wild 21330
81P/Wild 21317
2016 Jan C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)913 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)922 C/2013 US10 (Catalina)47
10P/Tempel 21211 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1322 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)931
81P/Wild 21336 81P/Wild 21336 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1347

116P/Wild 4135 116P/Wild 41350

81P/Wild 2138
2016 Feb P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)89 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)834 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)831
81P/Wild 21235 252P/LINEAR1241 116P/Wild 41371
252P/LINEAR1280 81P/Wild 21213 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
10P/Tempel 2135 116P/Wild 41320 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1346

67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1326
2016 Mar P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)843 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)842 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)89
252P/LINEAR978 252P/LINEAR938 252P/LINEAR980
81P/Wild 21230 116P/Wild 41344 116P/Wild 41378
9P/Tempel 11310 9P/Tempel 11336 9P/Tempel 11315
10P/Tempel 2131 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1131 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11358
2016 Apr P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)951 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)934 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)728
81P/Wild 21225 252P/LINEAR1125 252P/LINEAR1163
9P/Tempel 11236 9P/Tempel 11234 116P/Wild 41378
116P/Wild 4137 116P/Wild 41378 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11380

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321
2016 May P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1158 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)74 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)767
81P/Wild 21123 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1124 43P/Wolf- Harrington134
9P/Tempel 11143 9P/Tempel 11121 116P/Wild 41336
116P/Wild 41331 116P/Wild 41378 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11380

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11345
2016 Jun C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)639 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)678 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)689
9P/Tempel 11153 9P/Tempel 1118 43P/Wolf- Harrington126
81P/Wild 21121 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11380
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136 P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1314 116P/Wild 4134
P/2010 V1 (Ikeya- Murakami)1360 116P/Wild 41378
116P/Wild 41378

2016 Jul C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)789 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)777 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)713
9P/Tempel 11156 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381 43P/Wolf- Harrington117
81P/Wild 21119 53P/Van Biesbroeck1367 144P/Kushida123
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11335
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11331
C/2014 W2 (PanSTARRS)137
53P/Van Biesbroeck1366
53P/Van Biesbroeck132

2016 Aug C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)978 C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)916 144P/Kushida113
9P/Tempel 11156 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381 43P/Wolf- Harrington119
81P/Wild 21115
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381

2016 Sep C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1144 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11344 43P/Wolf- Harrington1113
9P/Tempel 11251 C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)1357 144P/Kushida114
81P/Wild 2128
C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)1332
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11380

C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch)1311

2016 Oct C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1218 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320 144P/Kushida118
9P/Tempel 11243
43P/Wolf- Harrington1119
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11373

2016 Nov 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1316
43P/Wolf- Harrington1230
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11345
9P/Tempel 11333
C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)131
2016 Dec 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova713 43P/Wolf- Harrington1315 43P/Wolf- Harrington1351
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)131
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31312

C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)1312
2017 Jan 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova71 43P/Wolf- Harrington1323 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31224
43P/Wolf- Harrington1363
2017 Feb 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1020 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova728 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova625

41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1042 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1120

73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31126

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138
2017 Mar 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak715 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak625 2P/Encke718
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1022 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1035 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova109

71P/Clark1335 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31126


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332
2017 Apr
71P/Clark1156 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak56



73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31224

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356
2017 May 71P/Clark1020 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak637 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak633

71P/Clark1082 71P/Clark1075

213P/Van Ness1353 213P/Van Ness1388

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369

73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31326


2017 Jun 71P/Clark1089 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak957 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak914
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1114 71P/Clark1088 71P/Clark1019
213P/Van Ness1215 213P/Van Ness1288 213P/Van Ness1288

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342 217P/LINEAR1238

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368
2017 Jul 71P/Clark1090 71P/Clark1063 217P/LINEAR1134
213P/Van Ness1144 213P/Van Ness1187 213P/Van Ness1128
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1231 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1264 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369
2017 Aug 71P/Clark1088 71P/Clark1046 217P/LINEAR1130
213P/Van Ness1183 213P/Van Ness1183 213P/Van Ness112
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11336 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2017 Sep 71P/Clark1188 71P/Clark1136 217P/LINEAR1130
213P/Van Ness1279 213P/Van Ness1241 96P/Machholz 11210
96P/Machholz 11238 96P/Machholz 11211 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 24P/Schaumasse1311
2017 Oct 96P/Machholz 1822 213P/Van Ness1221 96P/Machholz 194
213P/Van Ness1272 71P/Clark1226 24P/Schaumasse109
71P/Clark1279 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11338 62P/Tsuchinshan 11115
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370
2017 Nov 213P/Van Ness1250 213P/Van Ness123 24P/Schaumasse104
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11358 217P/LINEAR1313 62P/Tsuchinshan 11115
71P/Clark1359 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312 217P/LINEAR1341

(3200) Phaethon1310 (3200) Phaethon1316

2017 Dec (3200) Phaethon1021 (3200) Phaethon1015 24P/Schaumasse1015
62P/Tsuchinshan 11126
213P/Van Ness1327
(3200) Phaethon1114
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329

2018 Jan 185P/Petriew115 62P/Tsuchinshan 1124 62P/Tsuchinshan 11244
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134
2018 Feb 185P/Petriew1114 62P/Tsuchinshan 11318 62P/Tsuchinshan 11353
2018 Mar 185P/Petriew1221
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
2018 Apr
66P/du Toit1216 66P/du Toit1270

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332
2018 May
66P/du Toit1110 66P/du Toit1166

48P/Johnson1315 48P/Johnson1370

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

37P/Forbes133 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11350

2018 Jun P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1128 66P/du Toit116 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1122

48P/Johnson1233 66P/du Toit1172

21P/Giacobini- Zinner123 48P/Johnson1271

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

37P/Forbes1313 37P/Forbes1364
2018 Jul P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1018 48P/Johnson1158 21P/Giacobini- Zinner105

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 48P/Johnson1127 48P/Johnson1182 21P/Giacobini- Zinner72
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 48P/Johnson1184 64P/Swift- Gehrels1034 21P/Giacobini- Zinner642
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
48P/Johnson1184 38P/Stephan- Oterma96 38P/Stephan- Oterma940
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 64P/Swift- Gehrels923 48P/Johnson1112


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
48P/Johnson1380 64P/Swift- Gehrels918
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 48P/Johnson1339

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326
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
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1188
78P/Gehrels 21330 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
2019 Jan 64P/Swift- Gehrels1125 38P/Stephan- Oterma1014 38P/Stephan- Oterma1012
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1285 64P/Swift- Gehrels117 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1248
78P/Gehrels 21315 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1290
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313

2019 Feb 38P/Stephan- Oterma124 46P/Wirtanen78
78P/Gehrels 2135 38P/Stephan- Oterma119
64P/Swift- Gehrels1326 64P/Swift- Gehrels131
2019 Mar 46P/Wirtanen1019 46P/Wirtanen1016
38P/Stephan- Oterma139 38P/Stephan- Oterma134
2019 Apr 46P/Wirtanen1320 46P/Wirtanen1311 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
2019 May

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2019 Jun

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

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


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