Visual Comets in the Future (Southern Hemisphere)

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Updated on May 22, 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.

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Month Evening Midnight Morning
Comet Mag h Comet Mag h Comet Mag h
2017 May C/2015 V2 (Johnson)611 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)632 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)735
71P/Clark1020 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak739 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak737

71P/Clark1082 71P/Clark1075

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318 C/2017 E1 (Borisov)1121


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369


73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31326


2P/Encke1348


217P/LINEAR1338


C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)136
2017 Jun C/2015 V2 (Johnson)664 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)629 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)728
71P/Clark1089 71P/Clark1088 71P/Clark1019
41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1312 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1058 41P/Tuttle- Giacobini- Kresak1018

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11342 217P/LINEAR1238


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368


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


C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1324


C/2017 E1 (Borisov)1322
2017 Jul C/2015 V2 (Johnson)780 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)725 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)829
71P/Clark1090 71P/Clark1063 217P/LINEAR1134
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1231 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1243

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1339


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
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


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
96P/Machholz 11238 71P/Clark1135 217P/LINEAR1130
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1264 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1111 96P/Machholz 11210
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1255 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134

96P/Machholz 11211 24P/Schaumasse1311

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
71P/Clark1279 71P/Clark1226 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1156
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1364 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1318 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1134
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11338 62P/Tsuchinshan 11115


217P/LINEAR1236
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
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11358 217P/LINEAR1313 62P/Tsuchinshan 11115
71P/Clark1359 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1222
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1336 (3200) Phaethon1310 217P/LINEAR1341

71P/Clark1314 (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
185P/Petriew133
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)122
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)134
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 V2 (Johnson)135
2018 Mar C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1014
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1144
185P/Petriew1221
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1310
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1313
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1313
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 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)134
2018 May
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


37P/Forbes1364
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

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

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


37P/Forbes1357
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


C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1113


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 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1133

48P/Johnson1161 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
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1124 64P/Swift- Gehrels918 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1127
48P/Johnson1380 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1121 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1158
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1128

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
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1134 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1188 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1131
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1138 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1132 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1170
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1173
78P/Gehrels 21330 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
2019 Jan 64P/Swift- Gehrels1125 38P/Stephan- Oterma1014 38P/Stephan- Oterma1012
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1145 64P/Swift- Gehrels117 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1131
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1177 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1134 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1152
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1285 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1177 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1248
78P/Gehrels 21315 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1290
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313

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
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1277 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1233 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)129
78P/Gehrels 2135 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1255
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
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1372 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1326
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

46P/Wirtanen1311
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
68P/Klemola1343

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
210P/Christensen124

2020 May 88P/Howell1157 88P/Howell1157 85P/Boethin1231
249P/LINEAR1240
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138
210P/Christensen136

2020 Jun 88P/Howell1060 88P/Howell1025 85P/Boethin930
249P/LINEAR1018
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322
2020 Jul 2P/Encke739 88P/Howell107 85P/Boethin822
88P/Howell1061
249P/LINEAR109


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

17P/Holmes1323

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

17P/Holmes1321

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

17P/Holmes131

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


246P/NEAT1364
2021 Apr
7P/Pons- Winnecke910 7P/Pons- Winnecke950

246P/NEAT1326 10P/Tempel 21119


246P/NEAT1381
2021 May
7P/Pons- Winnecke819 7P/Pons- Winnecke866

246P/NEAT1352 10P/Tempel 21127


4P/Faye1333


15P/Finlay1347


246P/NEAT1384
2021 Jun 246P/NEAT1316 7P/Pons- Winnecke832 7P/Pons- Winnecke886

246P/NEAT1388 15P/Finlay1144


4P/Faye1235


10P/Tempel 21233


246P/NEAT1385


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


4P/Faye1135


10P/Tempel 21339


246P/NEAT1327


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


246P/NEAT136
2021 Sep 6P/d'Arrest1071 6P/d'Arrest1017 8P/Tuttle814
19P/Borrelly1347 19P/Borrelly1367 4P/Faye1036
7P/Pons- Winnecke1342 7P/Pons- Winnecke1375 15P/Finlay1113


19P/Borrelly1343


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
6P/d'Arrest1237

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
4P/Faye1345

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

2022 Apr 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova102 116P/Wild 41320 22P/Kopff1038
19P/Borrelly103 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11331 9P/Tempel 11260
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1218
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11383
116P/Wild 41338

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310

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

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