Current comet magnitudes


Current comet magnitudes (July 15, 2018)

Comet                   Magnitude  Trend     Observable     When visible
PanSTARRS (2016 M1)          8.5    steady  30 N to 90 S    all night
PanSTARRS (2017 S3)          9.5    bright  50 N to 10 S    all night
NEOWISE (2018 N1)            10     bright  40 N to 80 S    morning
21P/Giacobini-Zinner         10     bright  50 N to 20 S    all night
ATLAS (2017 T3)              10 ?   steady  Poor elongation Not yet observed
66P/du Toit                  11     fade    25 N to 80 S    morning
37P/Forbes                   12     fade    50 N to 70 S    early morning
364P/PanSTARRS               12 ?   steady  40 S to 75 S    Not yet observed
PanSTARRS (2016 R2)          12     fade    Poor elongation 
Lemmon (2018 EF9)            12.5   fade    50 N to 25 N    all night
PanSTARRS (2016 N6)          12.5   fade    Poor elongation 
240P/NEAT                    13 ?   steady  Conjunction     Not yet observed
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann     13 ?   varies  50 N to 65 S    Morning
PanSTARRS (2015 O1)          13     fade    50 N to  0 S    early evening
ATLAS (2017 M4)              13.5   steady  55 N to 20 S    best evening
48P/Johnson                  13.5   steady  35 N to 70 S    best morning



List of comets maintained by Jonathan Shanklin at http://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/~jds.
      

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