Visual Comets in the Future (Southern Hemisphere)

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Updated on December 16, 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 Dec (3200) Phaethon1020 (3200) Phaethon1015 62P/Tsuchinshan 11027
C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1141 C/2017 T1 (Heinze)1030 24P/Schaumasse1015
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1230 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1149 C/2017 T1 (Heinze)1051
185P/Petriew125 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)129 (3200) Phaethon1116
240P/NEAT1370 240P/NEAT1330 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1136
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11331 174P/(60558) 2000 EC98 (Echeclus)1333 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)122
174P/(60558) 2000 EC98 (Echeclus)1343
174P/(60558) 2000 EC98 (Echeclus)132
2018 Jan 185P/Petriew115 C/2017 T1 (Heinze)101 62P/Tsuchinshan 11145
C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1140 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1129 24P/Schaumasse1224
240P/NEAT1240 62P/Tsuchinshan 1114
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1322 240P/NEAT135
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)134
2018 Feb 185P/Petriew1113 62P/Tsuchinshan 11221 62P/Tsuchinshan 11253
C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1128
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1317
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)132
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1317

2018 Mar C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1115 62P/Tsuchinshan 11333 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1245
185P/Petriew1122 66P/du Toit1316 C/2017 T1 (Heinze)1223
62P/Tsuchinshan 11352

66P/du Toit1370

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1312
2018 Apr C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)112 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1115 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1164
240P/NEAT123 66P/du Toit1216 66P/du Toit1270

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

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)134

C/2017 T1 (Heinze)1327
2018 May
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/2017 T3 (ATLAS)97
P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1128 66P/du Toit116 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1082

48P/Johnson1233 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1121

21P/Giacobini- Zinner123 66P/du Toit1173

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313 48P/Johnson1271

37P/Forbes1313 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354

2018 Jul C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1075 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1078 C/2017 T3 (ATLAS)813
P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1017 48P/Johnson1156 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1018

66P/du Toit139 21P/Giacobini- Zinner104

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11335 P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1052

64P/Swift- Gehrels1325 48P/Johnson1176

37P/Forbes1317 66P/du Toit1374

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354

64P/Swift- Gehrels1349

2018 Aug C/2017 T3 (ATLAS)915 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1035 21P/Giacobini- Zinner63
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1069 48P/Johnson1182 C/2017 T3 (ATLAS)912
48P/Johnson1128 64P/Swift- Gehrels1136 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)104
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137 P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1216 48P/Johnson1176

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354 64P/Swift- Gehrels1146

38P/Stephan- Oterma1247

P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1278

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11353
2018 Sep C/2017 T3 (ATLAS)1015 64P/Swift- Gehrels1034 21P/Giacobini- Zinner643
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1149 38P/Stephan- Oterma101 64P/Swift- Gehrels1016
48P/Johnson1184 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1114 38P/Stephan- Oterma1045
46P/Wirtanen1116 48P/Johnson1184 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1111
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11337 46P/Wirtanen1181 48P/Johnson1126

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355 46P/Wirtanen1177

C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1214

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
C/2017 T3 (ATLAS)128 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1113 48P/Johnson1211
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 48P/Johnson1261 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1234

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355 240P/NEAT132
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 M1 (PanSTARRS)1227
48P/Johnson1380 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1222 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1259
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1229


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)1235 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1187 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1269
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1233 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1273 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)1277 64P/Swift- Gehrels117 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1255
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- Zinner1250
78P/Gehrels 21316 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1290
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315

2019 Feb 38P/Stephan- Oterma125 46P/Wirtanen79 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1321
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1351 38P/Stephan- Oterma119 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)138
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1377 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1333 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)138
78P/Gehrels 2134 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1353 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1350
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)1382
38P/Stephan- Oterma139 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1327 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)139
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1371 38P/Stephan- Oterma134

C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1325
2019 Apr C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)135 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1362 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1390
46P/Wirtanen1321 46P/Wirtanen1311 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1350 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)139
2019 May C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1342 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1387 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1388

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2019 Jun C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1312

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339
2019 Jul
260P/McNaught1313 168P/Hergenrother1239

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138 260P/McNaught1357

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340

78P/Gehrels 2133

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1322
2019 Aug 68P/Klemola1364 260P/McNaught1214 168P/Hergenrother1129

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327 260P/McNaught1251

68P/Klemola1322 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1327

78P/Gehrels 21310
2019 Sep 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134 260P/McNaught1113 260P/McNaught1134
68P/Klemola1365 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 168P/Hergenrother1114

68P/Klemola1317 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1228

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339

78P/Gehrels 21313
2019 Oct 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)118 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1127
68P/Klemola1358 260P/McNaught1113 260P/McNaught1116

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 168P/Hergenrother124

68P/Klemola135 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313
2019 Nov 260P/McNaught136 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1015 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1019
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 260P/McNaught126
68P/Klemola1343 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11331
2019 Dec C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)92 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)98
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 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)812 88P/Howell1024 85D/Boethin930
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322

2020 Jul 2P/Encke740 88P/Howell107 85D/Boethin822
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)828
58P/Jackson- Neujmin1325

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2020 Aug 88P/Howell958 2P/Encke129 85D/Boethin813
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)930 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)1026
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 1137

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 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)131
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 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1326
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 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)133 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1349
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

67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko139 10P/Tempel 21339


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316

67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1351
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 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1211 4P/Faye1034
246P/NEAT1351 6P/d'Arrest1217 7P/Pons- Winnecke1178

246P/NEAT1390 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1249

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/Borrelly1348 19P/Borrelly1367 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1042
7P/Pons- Winnecke1341 7P/Pons- Winnecke1375 15P/Finlay1113


7P/Pons- Winnecke1346

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
2021 Oct 6P/d'Arrest971 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko96 8P/Tuttle818
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1114 6P/d'Arrest919 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko933
19P/Borrelly1172 4P/Faye1013 4P/Faye1042
104P/Kowal 21363 19P/Borrelly1167 19P/Borrelly1134
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315 15P/Finlay1314

104P/Kowal 21329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21318
2021 Nov 6P/d'Arrest965 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko84 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko826
19P/Borrelly1076 6P/d'Arrest919 8P/Tuttle1019
104P/Kowal 21161 19P/Borrelly1049 19P/Borrelly1018
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137 4P/Faye1034 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 21346
2021 Dec 19P/Borrelly966 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko818 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko827
6P/d'Arrest1053 19P/Borrelly929 19P/Borrelly101
104P/Kowal 21044 6P/d'Arrest1014 4P/Faye1047
4P/Faye1032 4P/Faye1048 8P/Tuttle1224
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 104P/Kowal 2115 9P/Tempel 1139

8P/Tuttle124 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11311

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2022 Jan 19P/Borrelly839 19P/Borrelly94 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko926
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko912 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko926 22P/Kopff1111
104P/Kowal 21032 4P/Faye1147 4P/Faye1126
4P/Faye1145 6P/d'Arrest122 9P/Tempel 11224
6P/d'Arrest1236 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324

2022 Feb 19P/Borrelly820 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1028 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1016
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1028 4P/Faye1333 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko105
104P/Kowal 21035 116P/Wild 41337 22P/Kopff1120
9P/Tempel 11237
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
116P/Wild 41315
116P/Wild 41320

2022 Mar 19P/Borrelly99 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1221 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)938
104P/Kowal 21237 116P/Wild 41336 22P/Kopff1030
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1232
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
116P/Wild 41339 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11331 9P/Tempel 11260
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko139 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11383
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1332

2022 May 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1016 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)745 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)745
19P/Borrelly124 9P/Tempel 1129 22P/Kopff1145
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31330 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11356 9P/Tempel 11272
116P/Wild 41342 116P/Wild 4133 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11384
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/Kopff1150
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11318 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11386 169P/NEAT1220
9P/Tempel 11276
116P/Wild 41342
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11385
2022 Jul C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)665 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)656 169P/NEAT129
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31135 22P/Kopff128 22P/Kopff1251
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11349 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 43P/Wolf- Harrington1319
116P/Wild 41339 9P/Tempel 11340 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11324

9P/Tempel 11378
2022 Aug C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)671 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)629 43P/Wolf- Harrington1117
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31141 22P/Kopff1232 22P/Kopff1252
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11364 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 1132

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
2022 Sep C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)662 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)64 43P/Wolf- Harrington1119
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31152 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 3113 22P/Kopff1353
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 22P/Kopff1354 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319
22P/Kopff135 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11337 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41334
2022 Oct C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)538 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31213 43P/Wolf- Harrington1126
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31258 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 4126 81P/Wild 2113

118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41239

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2022 Nov C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)519 43P/Wolf- Harrington113 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)53
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31357 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41224 43P/Wolf- Harrington1139

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317 81P/Wild 2118

73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31313 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41245

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326

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


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