Current comet magnitudes


Current comet magnitudes (January 08, 2019)

Comet                   Magnitude  Trend     Observable     When visible
46P/Wirtanen                 6      fade    90 N to 25 S    all night
Iwamoto (2018 Y1)            9.5    bright  40 N to 50 S    morning
38P/Stephan-Oterma           10     steady  90 N to 30 S    all night
ATLAS (2018 L2)              10     fade    90 N to 45 N    early pm & am
64P/Swift-Gehrels            10     fade    90 N to 35 S    best evening
PanSTARRS (2016 M1)          10.5   fade    20 S to 50 S    all night
PanSTARRS (2016 R2)          11     varies  90 N to  0 N    morning
78P/Gehrels                  12     bright  55 N to 25 S    early evening
PanSTARRS (2016 N6)          12.5   fade    45 N to 50 S    all night
Machholz-Fuji*-Iwa*(2018 V1) 12.5 ? fade    Conjunction
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann     13 ?   varies  60 N to 25 S    evening
21P/Giacobini-Zinner         13     fade    20 N to 55 S    all night
ASSASN (2018 N2)             13.5   steady  25 N to 50 S    evening
60P/Tsuchinshan              13.5   fade    60 N to 50 S    morning
PanSTARRS (2017 S3)          13.5   fade?   90 N to 10 S    morning
PanSTARRS (2017 T2)          [14    bright  55 N to 50 S    evening



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

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