Current comet magnitudes


Current comet magnitudes (March 29, 2019)

Comet                   Magnitude  Trend     Observable     When visible
Iwamoto (2018 Y1)            9      fade    80 N to 40 S    best evening
46P/Wirtanen                 11     fade    80 N to 25 S    all night
PanSTARRS (2017 T2)          11.5   bright  45 N to 30 S    early evening
38P/Stephan-Oterma           12     fade    80 N to 20 S    all night
78P/Gehrels                  12     steady  Poor elongation
ATLAS (2018 L2)              12     fade    80 N to 45 N    early morning
PanSTARRS (2016 M1)          12     fade    5 S to 70 S     evening
PanSTARRS (2016 R2)          12.5   varies  80 N to 15 S    best morning
123P/West-Hartley            13     steady  80 N to 25 S    all night
64P/Swift-Gehrels            13     fade    75 N to 25 S    evening
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann     13 ?   varies  Conjunction
ASASSN (2018 N2)             13.5   steady  Poor elongation
PanSTARRS (2016 N6)          13.5   fade    30 N to 65 S    evening
60P/Tsuchinshan              14     fade    45 N to 55 S    all night



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

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