Current comet magnitudes


Current comet magnitudes (February 21, 2019)

Comet                   Magnitude  Trend     Observable     When visible
Iwamoto (2018 Y1)            7      fade    75 N to 60 S    all night
46P/Wirtanen                 9.5    fade    90 N to 20 S    all night
38P/Stephan-Oterma           10.5   fade    90 N to 25 S    all night
ATLAS (2018 L2)              11     fade    90 N to 40 N    early pm & am
64P/Swift-Gehrels            11.5   fade    90 N to 40 S    best evening
PanSTARRS (2016 M1)          12     fade    10 S to 60 S    all night
78P/Gehrels                  12     bright  45 N to  5 S    early evening
PanSTARRS (2016 R2)          12.5   varies  90 N to 10 S    morning
PanSTARRS (2016 N6)          12.5   fade    35 N to 60 S    best evening
123P/West-Hartley            13     steady  90 N to 30 S    best morning
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann     13 ?   varies  Poor elongation
ASASSN (2018 N2)             13.5   steady  20 N to 45 S    early evening
60P/Tsuchinshan              14     fade    55 N to 60 S    morning
PanSTARRS (2017 T2)          [14    bright  60 N to 45 S    evening



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

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