Visual Comets in the Future (Southern Hemisphere)

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Updated on October 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 Oct 96P/Machholz 1822 C/2017 O1 (ASASSN)82 C/2017 O1 (ASASSN)820
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1047 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1011 96P/Machholz 194
71P/Clark1279 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1236 24P/Schaumasse109
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 71P/Clark1226 62P/Tsuchinshan 11116
240P/NEAT1389 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1334 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)111

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11338 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1256

240P/NEAT1360 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1334


217P/LINEAR1331


240P/NEAT1319
2017 Nov C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1123 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1153 24P/Schaumasse104
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1137 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1110 62P/Tsuchinshan 11115
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11358 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1154
240P/NEAT1389 240P/NEAT1354 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)112
71P/Clark1359 (3200) Phaethon1310 (3200) Phaethon1317

71P/Clark1314 240P/NEAT1315
2017 Dec (3200) Phaethon1021 C/2017 T1 (Heinze)929 C/2017 T1 (Heinze)952
C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1141 (3200) Phaethon1015 24P/Schaumasse1015
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1229 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1149 62P/Tsuchinshan 11126
185P/Petriew124 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)129 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1134
240P/NEAT1368 240P/NEAT1329 (3200) Phaethon1114
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)122
2018 Jan 185P/Petriew115 C/2017 T1 (Heinze)96 62P/Tsuchinshan 11144
C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1140 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1130 24P/Schaumasse1224
240P/NEAT1241 62P/Tsuchinshan 1124
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1322 240P/NEAT136
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)135
2018 Feb 185P/Petriew1114 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)111 62P/Tsuchinshan 11253
C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1128 62P/Tsuchinshan 11222 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1318
240P/NEAT1223
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)132
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1317

2018 Mar C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1114
C/2017 T1 (Heinze)1023
185P/Petriew1122
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1244
240P/NEAT1212
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1313
2018 Apr C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)113 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1114 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1164
240P/NEAT123 66P/du Toit1216 66P/du Toit1270
185P/Petriew1323 C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)131 C/2017 T1 (Heinze)1256


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)134
2018 May
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1049 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1077

66P/du Toit1110 66P/du Toit1166

48P/Johnson1315 48P/Johnson1370

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

37P/Forbes133 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11350

C/2017 T1 (Heinze)132 37P/Forbes1364


C/2017 T1 (Heinze)1359
2018 Jun C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1034 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1090 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1083
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)1074 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1078 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1019
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)1068 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1033 21P/Giacobini- Zinner72
48P/Johnson1127 48P/Johnson1182 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)104
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)1150 64P/Swift- Gehrels1034 21P/Giacobini- Zinner642
48P/Johnson1184 38P/Stephan- Oterma101 64P/Swift- Gehrels1017
46P/Wirtanen1115 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1115 38P/Stephan- Oterma1045
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11336 48P/Johnson1184 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1111

46P/Wirtanen1180 48P/Johnson1126

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355 46P/Wirtanen1177


C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1213


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)1132 38P/Stephan- Oterma96 38P/Stephan- Oterma940
48P/Johnson1184 64P/Swift- Gehrels923 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1119
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1113 48P/Johnson1112

48P/Johnson1161 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1233

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355 240P/NEAT132
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)1224 64P/Swift- Gehrels918 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1227
48P/Johnson1380 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1221 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1258
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1228

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 N6 (PanSTARRS)1238 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1188 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1270
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1234 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1273 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1231
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1232
78P/Gehrels 21330 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
2019 Jan 64P/Swift- Gehrels1125 38P/Stephan- Oterma1014 38P/Stephan- Oterma1012
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1277 64P/Swift- Gehrels117 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1252
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1245 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1277 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1231
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1285 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1234 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1248
78P/Gehrels 21315 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1290
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313

2019 Feb 38P/Stephan- Oterma124 46P/Wirtanen78 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1322
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1351 38P/Stephan- Oterma119 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)139
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1377 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1333 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)138
78P/Gehrels 2135 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1355 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1349
64P/Swift- Gehrels1326 64P/Swift- Gehrels131
2019 Mar 46P/Wirtanen1019 46P/Wirtanen1016 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)137
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1352 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1325 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1383
38P/Stephan- Oterma139 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1329 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)139
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1372 38P/Stephan- Oterma134

C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1326
2019 Apr C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)137 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1364 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1390
46P/Wirtanen1320 46P/Wirtanen1311 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1350 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)138
2019 May C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1340 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1388 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1349


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2019 Jun C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1313


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339
2019 Jul C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382 260P/McNaught1313 168P/Hergenrother1238

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137 260P/McNaught1357

C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1338 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 85D/Boethin1231
249P/LINEAR1240
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138
210P/Christensen136

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


58P/Jackson- Neujmin1325


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


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


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328


58P/Jackson- Neujmin1334
2020 Oct 88P/Howell846 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 85D/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 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)132
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


C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1314


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

246P/NEAT1326 10P/Tempel 21119


C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1315


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

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1212 10P/Tempel 21127

246P/NEAT1352 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1213


4P/Faye1333


15P/Finlay1347


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

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1212 15P/Finlay1144

246P/NEAT1388 4P/Faye1235


10P/Tempel 21233


246P/NEAT1385


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134
2021 Jul 7P/Pons- Winnecke112 7P/Pons- Winnecke948 7P/Pons- Winnecke990
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1216 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1214 15P/Finlay929
246P/NEAT1347 246P/NEAT1390 4P/Faye1135

67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko139 10P/Tempel 21339


246P/NEAT1327


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315


67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1350
2021 Aug 7P/Pons- Winnecke1124 7P/Pons- Winnecke1173 8P/Tuttle96
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1221 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)122 15P/Finlay918
6P/d'Arrest1267 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1211 4P/Faye1034
246P/NEAT1350 6P/d'Arrest1217 7P/Pons- Winnecke1178

246P/NEAT1390 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1249


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321


10P/Tempel 21341


246P/NEAT136
2021 Sep 6P/d'Arrest1071 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1011 8P/Tuttle814
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1121 6P/d'Arrest1017 4P/Faye1036
19P/Borrelly1347 19P/Borrelly1367 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1042
7P/Pons- Winnecke1342 7P/Pons- Winnecke1375 15P/Finlay1113


19P/Borrelly1343


7P/Pons- Winnecke1346


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
2021 Oct 6P/d'Arrest971 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko96 8P/Tuttle818
19P/Borrelly1173 6P/d'Arrest919 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko934
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1114 4P/Faye1015 4P/Faye1042
104P/Kowal 21363 19P/Borrelly1167 19P/Borrelly1134
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 104P/Kowal 21328 15P/Finlay1314

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

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21318
2021 Nov 6P/d'Arrest964 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko85 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko826
19P/Borrelly1076 6P/d'Arrest919 8P/Tuttle1019
104P/Kowal 21160 19P/Borrelly1047 19P/Borrelly1017
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138 4P/Faye1036 4P/Faye1047
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21359 104P/Kowal 21118 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 2135

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21345
2021 Dec 19P/Borrelly965 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko818 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko827
6P/d'Arrest1052 19P/Borrelly928 4P/Faye1047
104P/Kowal 21043 6P/d'Arrest1014 8P/Tuttle1225
4P/Faye1031 4P/Faye1048 9P/Tempel 1138
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 104P/Kowal 2114 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310

8P/Tuttle125

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2022 Jan 19P/Borrelly840 19P/Borrelly95 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko926
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko911 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko926 22P/Kopff1110
104P/Kowal 21031 4P/Faye1148 4P/Faye1127
4P/Faye1145 6P/d'Arrest122 9P/Tempel 11224
6P/d'Arrest1237 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324

2022 Feb 19P/Borrelly821 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1028 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1018
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1028 4P/Faye1334 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko105
104P/Kowal 21035 116P/Wild 41337 22P/Kopff1121
4P/Faye1345
9P/Tempel 11238
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
116P/Wild 41316
116P/Wild 41321

2022 Mar 19P/Borrelly98 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1221 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)938
104P/Kowal 21238 116P/Wild 41336 22P/Kopff1029
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1232
9P/Tempel 11149
116P/Wild 41336

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317

2022 Apr 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova102 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)812 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)843
19P/Borrelly103 116P/Wild 41320 22P/Kopff1037
116P/Wild 41338 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11331 9P/Tempel 11260
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1310 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11383
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1332

2022 May 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1016 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)736 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)745
19P/Borrelly123 9P/Tempel 1128 22P/Kopff1145
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31330 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11355 9P/Tempel 11272
116P/Wild 41342 116P/Wild 4134 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11384
2022 Jun C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)615 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)652 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)721
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31233 9P/Tempel 11225 22P/Kopff1150
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11318 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11386 169P/NEAT1221
19P/Borrelly134
9P/Tempel 11275
116P/Wild 41342
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11385
2022 Jul C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)665 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)655 169P/NEAT1210
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31135 22P/Kopff129 22P/Kopff1251
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 43P/Wolf- Harrington1219
116P/Wild 41339 9P/Tempel 11339 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11324


9P/Tempel 11377
2022 Aug C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)671 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)627 43P/Wolf- Harrington1117
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31141 22P/Kopff1231 22P/Kopff1252
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11362 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
2022 Sep C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)663 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)65 43P/Wolf- Harrington1119
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31152 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 3112 22P/Kopff1353
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 22P/Kopff1354 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319
22P/Kopff134 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11338 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41334

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

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