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Updated on May 30, 2015

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Bright periodic comets not yet observed in this return.

  • P/2012 F5 ( Gibbs ) was observed on 2013 Feb. 15 at 22.7 mag at Mauna Kea (568).

  • P/2004 FY140 ( LINEAR ) was fainter than 20.0 mag on 2011 Oct. 30 (Artyom Novichonok).
  • P/2007 S1 ( Zhao ) was fainter than 22 mag on 2014 Oct. 23 (Marco Micheli).
  • P/2008 WZ96 ( LINEAR ) was fainter than 22 mag on 2014 Oct. 23 (Marco Micheli).
  • P/2010 J5 ( McNaught ) was fainter than 22 mag on 2014 Oct. 23 (Marco Micheli).

2015 May 18 at lat. 35 deg in the Northern/Sothern Hemisphere:
                                               Lat. 35 N deg    Lat. 35 S deg
Comet                        R.A.  Decl.  m1   Best Time(A, h)  Best Time(A, h)
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)        04 07 +15.3  16.6  20:37 (123,-16)  18:31 (102,-10)
140P/Bowell-Skiff           06 50 +25.0  17.3  20:37 (107, 20)  18:31 (134, 13)
P/2009 L2 (Yang-Gao)        09 31 -06.5  17.7  20:37 ( 52, 33)  18:31 (159, 60)
P/2004 FY140 (LINEAR)       12 31 -05.6  18.2  20:48 (  0, 49)  20:48 (180, 61)
50P/Arend                   22 54 -20.1  18.5   3:15 (304, 11)   5:21 (246, 61)
P/2006 F1 (Kowalski)        13 00 +19.3  18.8  21:17 (  0, 74)  21:17 (180, 36)
230P/LINEAR                 23 50 -10.0  18.9   3:15 (288,  7)   5:21 (247, 44)
188P/LINEAR-Mueller         18 37 -36.0  18.9   2:57 (  0, 19)   2:57 (  0, 89)
P/2008 WZ96 (LINEAR)        04 02 +21.2  19.0  20:37 (128,-13)  18:31 (106,-14)
P/2001 H5 (NEAT)            08 35 +19.0  19.3  20:37 ( 87, 38)  18:31 (153, 31)
P/2008 QP20 (LINEAR-Hill)   02 43 +20.8  19.4   3:15 (238, -8)   5:21 (250, -8)
P/2007 S1 (Zhao)            02 25 +10.1  19.6   3:15 (249,-12)   5:21 (256,  2)
136P/Mueller 3              20 26 -14.0  19.7   3:15 (332, 37)   4:46 (180, 69)
186P/Garradd                07 26 +36.2  19.7  20:37 (114, 32)  18:31 (147,  9)
P/2002 Q1 (Van Ness)        19 05 +27.2  19.9   3:15 (345, 82)   3:24 (180, 28)
196P/Tichy                  02 12 +13.6  19.9   3:15 (248, -7)   5:21 (252,  2)
135P/Shoemaker-Levy 8       20 08 -12.9  19.9   3:15 (337, 39)   4:27 (180, 68)
211P/Hill                   03 37 +06.3  19.9   3:15 (239,-28)   5:21 (270,-11)
(944) Hidalgo               20 45 -65.8  20.1   3:15 (349,-13)   5:05 (  0, 59)
56P/Slaughter-Burnham       21 05 -23.8  20.1   3:15 (328, 24)   5:21 (185, 79)
P/2010 J5 (McNaught)        05 22 +25.4  20.1  20:37 (119,  4)  18:31 (120, -2)
208P/McMillan               17 26 -27.0  20.2   1:47 (  0, 28)   1:47 (180, 82)
43P/Wolf-Harrington         21 00 -02.7  20.4   3:15 (316, 42)   5:20 (180, 58)
P/2008 T1 (Boattini)        15 19 -20.7  20.4  23:35 (  0, 34)  23:35 (180, 76)
P/2010 B2 (WISE)            07 34 +26.4  20.6  20:37 (103, 29)  18:31 (143, 18)
P/2003 WC7 (LINEAR-Catali.) 00 44 -14.6  20.7   3:15 (284, -6)   5:21 (262, 36)
P/2001 F1 (NEAT)            05 48 +23.4  20.8  20:37 (114,  7)  18:31 (123,  4)
P/2007 V2 (Hill)            23 57 -02.4  20.8   3:15 (280, 11)   5:21 (241, 38)
176P/(118401) LINEAR        16 49 -22.8  20.8   1:09 (  0, 32)   1:09 (180, 78)
P/2005 S3 (Read)            22 06 -09.1  20.9   3:15 (305, 27)   5:21 (213, 60)
P/2008 CL94 (Lemmon)        22 09 -20.1  20.9   3:15 (312, 18)   5:21 (229, 69)
P/2007 R3 (Gibbs)           17 29 -27.0  20.9   1:49 (  0, 28)   1:49 (180, 82)
288P/(300163) 2006 VW139    16 17 -19.7  20.9   0:38 (  0, 35)   0:38 (180, 75)
P/2009 SK280 (Spacew.-Hill) 13 19 -04.5  21.0  21:35 (  0, 50)  21:35 (180, 60)
P/1999 V1 (Catalina)        02 15 +26.8  21.0   3:15 (237,  1)   5:21 (242, -6)
2007 VA85                   11 13 -65.5  21.1  20:37 (  7,-11)  19:29 (  0, 60)
139P/Vaisala-Oterma         19 52 -19.1  21.1   3:15 (344, 34)   4:12 (180, 74)
202P/Scotti                 00 45 +05.4  21.3   3:15 (267,  5)   5:21 (244, 24)
233P/La Sagra               04 49 +23.6  21.3  20:37 (122, -3)  18:31 (115, -6)
49P/Arend-Rigaux            18 57 -14.1  21.3   3:15 (359, 41)   3:17 (180, 69)
P/2009 WX51 (Catalina)      04 44 +26.6  21.3  20:37 (125, -2)  18:31 (117, -9)
P/1998 VS24 (LINEAR)        19 17 -17.2  21.4   3:15 (353, 38)   3:37 (180, 72)
P/1999 XN120 (Catalina)     23 13 -01.1  21.5   3:15 (286, 20)   5:21 (229, 44)
48P/Johnson                 09 21 +22.7  21.6  20:37 ( 85, 49)  18:31 (166, 31)
147P/Kushida-Muramatsu      01 40 +08.5  21.6   3:15 (257, -4)   5:21 (251, 11)
151P/Helin                  22 39 -08.0  21.7   3:15 (298, 22)   5:21 (225, 55)
2004 AE9                    05 01 +21.7  21.7  20:37 (119, -2)  18:31 (115, -3)
P/2008 J3 (McNaught)        17 05 -52.8  21.7   1:25 (  0,  2)   1:25 (  0, 72)
214P/LINEAR                 06 15 +33.6  21.7  20:37 (119, 18)  18:31 (134,  2)
31P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 2  22 14 -13.0  21.8   3:15 (306, 23)   5:21 (221, 62)
P/2007 T6 (Catalina)        22 04 -24.3  22.0   3:15 (316, 16)   5:21 (236, 73)
P/2011 CR42 (Catalina)      03 41 +19.5  22.0  20:37 (130,-17)  18:31 (102,-17)
190P/Mueller                20 42 -20.1  22.5   3:15 (331, 29)   5:01 (180, 75)
P/2012 F5 (Gibbs)           02 14 +14.5  22.5   3:15 (247, -7)   5:21 (251,  1)
2005 HC4                    07 17 +29.0  22.9  20:37 (107, 28)  18:31 (142, 14)
34D/Gale                    20 42 -27.8   -     3:15 (335, 23)   5:00 (180, 83)

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