Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Comets & Asteroids - Summary for Nov & Dec 2019

During the 2-month period November through December 2019, 4 new comets were discovered and there was 1 comet recovery. "Current comet magnitudes" & "Daily updated asteroid flybys" pages are available at the top of this blog (or just click on the underline text here). See below for the "Other news" section.

The dates below refer to the date of issuance of CBET (Central Bureau Electronic Telegram) which reported the official news & designations.

- Comet Discoveries

- Cometary activity detected

- Comet Recoveries

- Other news



Unknown said...

I just saw a comet flying by for quite a few seconds, its so bright. 10pm Dec.31

Team said...

Hello, thanks for your comment. According to your description of the event, that was probably a bright meteor (not a comet).