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Updated on August 29, 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/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).
  • P/2006 F1 ( Kowalski ) was fainter than 22 mag on 2015 June 15 (Erwin Schwab, Marco Micheli).
  • P/2004 FY140 ( LINEAR ) was fainter than 22 mag on 2015 June 15 (Erwin Schwab, Marco Micheli).
  • P/2008 T1 ( Boattini ) was fainter than 22 mag on 2015 June 16 (Marco Micheli).
  • P/2010 V1 ( Ikeya-Murakami ) was fainter than 19 mag on 2015 Aug. 18 (Jean-Francois Soulier).
  • 104P/Kowal 2 was fainter than 20 mag on 2015 Aug. 23 (Jean-Francois Soulier).

2015 August 14 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)
140P/Bowell-Skiff           10 19 +10.7  16.6  20:23 (112,-12)  18:52 ( 98, -6)
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)        09 19 +16.5  18.2   3:45 (238,-14)   5:16 (261,-16)
P/2003 WC7 (LINEAR-Catali.) 03 22 -07.6  18.3   3:45 (318, 38)   5:16 (200, 61)
188P/LINEAR-Mueller         17 42 -35.8  18.6  20:23 (  2, 19)  20:13 (  0, 89)
P/2004 FY140 (LINEAR)       13 08 -09.1  18.9  20:23 ( 71, 10)  18:52 (108, 39)
P/2006 F1 (Kowalski)        13 21 +11.9  19.0  20:23 ( 87, 25)  18:52 (129, 27)
211P/Hill                   06 07 +12.5  19.1   3:45 (269, 21)   5:16 (235, 23)
P/2001 H5 (NEAT)            10 52 +04.7  19.2  20:23 (102,-10)  18:52 ( 98,  4)
P/2008 QP20 (LINEAR-Hill)   06 53 +28.0  19.3   3:45 (249, 19)   5:16 (231,  4)
P/2007 S1 (Zhao)            05 00 +17.3  19.3   3:45 (274, 37)   5:16 (217, 29)
P/1998 QP54 (LONEOS-Tucker) 21 23 -29.7  19.5  23:52 (  0, 25)  23:52 (180, 85)
P/2005 S3 (Read)            21 60 -08.2  19.8   0:33 (  0, 47)   0:33 (180, 63)
186P/Garradd                08 44 +29.3  19.8   3:45 (233,  0)   5:16 (245,-16)
(944) Hidalgo               19 30 -69.6  19.9  22:00 (  0,-15)  22:00 (  0, 55)
208P/McMillan               16 42 -26.5  20.0  20:23 ( 18, 26)  19:12 (180, 81)
P/2010 J5 (McNaught)        07 05 +25.8  20.0   3:45 (249, 16)   5:16 (235,  3)
202P/Scotti                 02 08 +12.9  20.0   3:45 (327, 65)   4:41 (180, 42)
P/1999 V1 (Catalina)        03 48 +34.4  20.1   3:45 (260, 58)   5:16 (194, 19)
P/2008 WZ96 (LINEAR)        07 57 +24.3  20.1   3:45 (244,  5)   5:16 (244, -5)
P/2008 CL94 (Lemmon)        21 57 -22.4  20.2   0:30 (  0, 33)   0:30 (180, 77)
104P/Kowal 2                21 15 +01.4  20.2  23:44 (  0, 56)  23:44 (180, 54)
135P/Shoemaker-Levy 8       19 29 -13.2  20.3  21:58 (  0, 42)  21:58 (180, 68)
P/2008 T1 (Boattini)        15 07 -19.1  20.4  20:23 ( 43, 23)  18:52 (129, 67)
P/2001 F1 (NEAT)            07 11 +24.5  20.5   3:45 (250, 14)   5:16 (237,  3)
P/1999 XN120 (Catalina)     23 27 +02.5  20.5   2:00 (  0, 58)   2:00 (180, 52)
P/2010 V1 (Ikeya-Murakami)  05 46 +30.4  20.6   3:45 (254, 33)   5:16 (219, 12)
P/2007 R3 (Gibbs)           16 45 -26.3  20.6  20:23 ( 17, 27)  19:16 (180, 81)
33P/Daniel                  00 45 -27.0  20.6   3:18 (  0, 28)   3:18 (180, 82)
139P/Vaisala-Oterma         19 13 -20.1  20.7  21:42 (  0, 35)  21:42 (180, 75)
204P/LINEAR-NEAT            05 15 +18.3  20.8   3:45 (271, 34)   5:16 (220, 26)
2007 VA85                   11 02 -38.6  20.9  20:23 ( 62,-30)  18:52 ( 61, 28)
214P/LINEAR                 09 33 +19.9  20.9  20:23 (127,-14)  18:52 (100,-21)
P/2007 T6 (Catalina)        21 51 -32.0  21.0   0:25 (  0, 23)   0:25 (180, 87)
P/2008 J3 (McNaught)        16 03 -49.2  21.0  20:23 ( 17,  2)  18:52 ( 12, 75)
147P/Kushida-Muramatsu      03 32 +16.9  21.1   3:45 (291, 54)   5:16 (194, 37)
P/1998 VS24 (LINEAR)        18 36 -18.4  21.1  21:06 (  0, 37)  21:06 (180, 73)
31P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 2  22 03 -15.2  21.3   0:37 (  0, 40)   0:37 (180, 70)
49P/Arend-Rigaux            18 11 -16.2  21.3  20:41 (  0, 39)  20:41 (180, 71)
P/2010 B2 (WISE)            11 32 +01.9  21.3  20:23 ( 94, -3)  18:52 (102, 13)
2004 AE9                    09 08 +15.5  21.3   3:45 (240,-13)   5:16 (260,-14)
233P/La Sagra               09 00 +22.9  21.4   3:45 (236, -7)   5:16 (253,-16)
P/2009 SK280 (Spacew.-Hill) 13 27 -08.1  21.5  20:23 ( 69, 14)  18:52 (113, 42)
219P/LINEAR                 13 35 -12.0  21.6  20:23 ( 65, 13)  18:52 (111, 46)
224P/LINEAR-NEAT            22 38 -30.1  21.6   1:11 (  0, 25)   1:11 (180, 85)
234P/LINEAR                 05 01 +13.2  21.7   3:45 (278, 34)   5:16 (220, 32)
P/2009 WX51 (Catalina)      12 10 -02.2  21.8  20:23 ( 85,  2)  18:52 (104, 24)
212P/NEAT                   01 06 -22.9  21.9   3:39 (  0, 32)   3:39 (180, 78)
48P/Johnson                 10 22 +17.5  21.9  20:23 (117, -7)  18:52 (104,-10)
288P/(300163) 2006 VW139    15 46 -19.5  22.0  20:23 ( 34, 28)  18:52 (151, 73)
P/2012 F5 (Gibbs)           04 20 +19.8  22.0   3:45 (277, 46)   5:16 (207, 31)
P/2008 Y2 (Gibbs)           07 12 +27.1  22.0   3:45 (247, 15)   5:16 (235,  1)
2003 WG166                  06 06 +22.8  22.1   3:45 (259, 26)   5:16 (227, 15)
P/2011 CR42 (Catalina)      05 05 +23.8  22.4   3:45 (266, 39)   5:16 (215, 22)
194P/LINEAR                 03 50 +28.4  22.8   3:45 (270, 56)   5:16 (196, 25)

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