Comets Waiting for First Observation

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Updated on August 16, 2014

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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/2010 R2 ( La Sagra ) was observed on 2013 Apr. 8 at 24.0 mag at Mauna Kea (568).

  • P/2004 FY140 ( LINEAR ) was fainter than 20.0 mag on 2011 Oct. 30 (Artyom Novichonok).
  • P/2005 L1 ( McNaught ) was fainter than 20.5 mag on 2014 Aug. 1 (Jean-Francois Soulier).

2014 August 25 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/2005 L1 (McNaught)        22 56 -10.9  17.4   0:46 (  0, 44)   0:46 (180, 66)
11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR     05 23 +27.1  17.9   3:57 (267, 48)   5:04 (210, 21)
P/2005 RV25 (LONEOS-Chris.) 01 30 +19.5  18.5   3:18 (  0, 75)   3:18 (180, 35)
61P/Shajn-Schaldach         17 30 -16.9  18.8  20:06 ( 15, 37)  19:16 (180, 72)
132P/Helin-Roman-Alu 2      06 52 +18.3  18.9   3:57 (265, 26)   5:04 (233, 16)
116P/Wild 4                 05 59 +26.1  19.1   3:57 (264, 40)   5:04 (218, 18)
P/2006 S6 (Hill)            22 53 -19.5  19.1   0:42 (  0, 36)   0:42 (180, 74)
P/2007 S1 (Zhao)            21 11 -16.1  19.2  22:56 (  0, 39)  22:56 (180, 71)
(3200) Phaethon             05 11 +34.2  19.2   3:57 (258, 53)   5:04 (204, 16)
P/2004 FY140 (LINEAR)       10 58 +06.0  19.3  20:06 (107,-13)  19:00 ( 93, -6)
P/2001 Q11 (NEAT)           04 45 +01.9  19.5   3:57 (304, 41)   5:04 (214, 48)
P/2008 WZ96 (LINEAR)        19 41 -31.4  19.5  21:27 (  0, 24)  21:27 (180, 86)
206P/Barnard-Boattini       05 15 +23.9  19.7   3:57 (272, 48)   5:04 (210, 25)
50P/Arend                   17 43 -44.6  19.8  20:06 (  7, 10)  19:29 (  0, 80)
186P/Garradd                07 20 +42.6  19.9   3:57 (237, 31)   5:04 (220, -6)
P/2010 J5 (McNaught)        04 45 +21.5  19.9   3:57 (281, 53)   5:04 (204, 30)
P/2005 Q4 (LINEAR)          00 17 -10.9  20.0   2:06 (  0, 44)   2:06 (180, 66)
135P/Shoemaker-Levy 8       13 19 -07.9  20.1  20:06 ( 75,  7)  19:00 (102, 30)
188P/LINEAR-Mueller         15 25 -28.8  20.1  20:06 ( 39, 14)  19:00 ( 97, 66)
205P/Giacobini              14 04 -01.9  20.3  20:06 ( 73, 20)  19:00 (116, 35)
P/2006 F1 (Kowalski)        11 39 +16.9  20.3  20:06 (109,  2)  19:00 (107, -4)
148P/Anderson-LINEAR        00 17 -03.9  20.4   2:06 (  0, 51)   2:06 (180, 59)
(944) Hidalgo               17 34 -67.0  20.5  20:06 (  5,-12)  19:21 (  0, 58)
P/2008 CL94 (Lemmon)        20 19 -29.5  20.5  22:04 (  0, 26)  22:04 (180, 84)
211P/Hill                   01 38 -13.7  20.5   3:27 (  0, 41)   3:27 (180, 69)
P/1994 N2 (McNaught-Hartl.) 15 42 -31.7  20.5  20:06 ( 34, 14)  19:00 ( 93, 71)
147P/Kushida-Muramatsu      22 38 -11.7  20.8   0:27 (  0, 43)   0:27 (180, 67)
42P/Neujmin 3               13 35 -06.5  20.9  20:06 ( 73, 11)  19:00 (106, 33)
P/1997 G1 (Montani)         02 57 +20.2  21.0   3:57 (321, 72)   4:45 (180, 35)
77P/Longmore                06 27 +43.7  21.0   3:57 (239, 41)   5:04 (212,  0)
(196256) 2003 EH1           09 44 -43.2  21.1   3:57 (300,-39)   5:04 (310, 19)
P/2012 F5 (Gibbs)           22 18 +03.3  21.1   0:07 (  0, 58)   0:07 (180, 52)
94P/Russell 4               01 49 +04.8  21.3   3:37 (  0, 60)   3:37 (180, 50)
196P/Tichy                  20 37 -46.0  21.3  22:22 (  0,  9)  22:22 (  0, 79)
81P/Wild 2                  02 26 +10.8  21.3   3:57 (350, 66)   4:14 (180, 44)
P/2007 V2 (Hill)            18 44 -23.8  21.3  20:29 (  0, 31)  20:29 (180, 79)
P/2001 F1 (NEAT)            05 32 +17.4  21.3   3:57 (278, 42)   5:04 (217, 28)
136P/Mueller 3              16 05 -12.1  21.4  20:06 ( 40, 33)  19:00 (141, 62)
75D/Kohoutek                08 19 +18.3  21.4   3:57 (253,  8)   5:04 (247,  1)
143P/Kowal-Mrkos            03 08 +19.7  21.9   3:57 (316, 70)   4:56 (180, 35)
D/1977 C1 (Skiff-Kosai)     10 15 +13.3  22.1  20:06 (120,-16)  19:00 ( 93,-19)
176P/(118401) LINEAR        13 24 -09.0  22.4  20:06 ( 73,  8)  19:00 (102, 32)
288P/(300163) 2006 VW139    12 57 -03.5  22.9  20:06 ( 82,  5)  19:00 (102, 23)
P/2010 R2 (La Sagra)        13 44 -24.6  23.6  20:06 ( 58,  2)  19:00 ( 88, 44)

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