Current comet magnitudes


Current comet magnitudes (September 2021)

Comet                   Magnitude  Trend     Observable     When visible
8P/Tuttle                    10 ?   bright    5 S to 30 S   early morning
2019 L3 (ATLAS)              11     bright   65 N to 10 S   morning
4P/Faye                      11.5   steady   65 N to 50 S   morning
2021 O1 (Nishimura)          11.5   fade     Poor elongation
2020 T2 (Palomar)            11.5   fade     35 N to 75 S   evening
2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)          12     bright   65 N to 25 S   evening
67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko    12     bright   65 N to 50 S   best morning
19P/Borrelly                 12 ?   bright   10 N to 80 S   all night
2021 Q5 (P/ATLAS)            12.5   steady   55 N to 15 S   early morning
6P/d'Arrest                  12.5   steady   40 N to 75 S   evening
15P/Finlay                   12.5   fade     65 N to 20 S   morning
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann     13 ?   varies   65 N to 30 S   morning
7P/Pons-Winnecke             13.5   fade      5 N to 80 S   all night
2019 T4 (ATLAS)              14     steady   Poor elongation
2020 J1 (SONEAR)             14     fade      5 N to 35 S   early evening



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

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