Current comet magnitudes


Current comet magnitudes (August, 2020)

Comet                   Magnitude  Trend     Observable     When visible
2020 F3 (NEOWISE)            9      fade    45 N to 70 S    evening
88P/Howell 9.5 steady 40 N to 80 S evening
2020 K8 (Catalina-ATLAS) 10.5 steady 30 N to 30 S early morning
2020 M3 (ATLAS) 11 bright 30 N to 80 S best morning
2019 N1 (ATLAS) 11 bright Poor elongation
2017 T2 (PanSTARRS) 11 fade 45 N to 55 S early evening
58P/Jackson-Neujmin 11 fade 60 N to 50 S morning
2020 Q1 (Borisov) 12 steady 65 N to 20 S best morning
2019 U6 (Lemmon) 12 fade 60 N to 30 S evening
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 13 ? varies 65 N to 40 S best morning
2P/Encke 13 fade 25 N to 80 S evening
2018 N2 (ASASSN) 13.5 fade 65 N to 35 N all night
2017 K2 (PanSTARRS) 14.5 bright 65 N to 10 S evening



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

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