Current comet magnitudes


Current comet magnitudes (November 08, 2018)

Comet                   Magnitude  Trend     Observable     When visible
46P/Wirtanen                 8.5    bright  45 N to 60 S    all night
38P/Stephan-Oterma           9.5    bright  90 N to 50 S    best morning
64P/Swift-Gehrels            10.5   steady  90 N to 35 S    all night
PanSTARRS (2016 M1)          10.5   fade    25 S to 60 S    evening & morning
PanSTARRS (2016 R2)          10.5   varies  90 N to 30 N    early pm & morning
DM001  (TPCCP designation)   11     fade    45 N to 10 S    early morning
21P/Giacobini-Zinner         11     fade    40 N to 60 S    best morning
ATLAS (2018 L2)              12     steady  Poor elongation
PanSTARRS (2016 N6)          12.5   steady  65 N to 45 S    morning
PanSTARRS (2017 S3)          13     fade?   Poor elongation
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann     13 ?   varies  60 N to 60 S    evening
78P/Gehrels                  13.5   bright  50 N to 55 S    evening
48P/Johnson                  13.5   fade    35 N to 60 S    best evening
Lemmon (2018 EF9)            14 ?   fade    80 N to 35 S    evening
240P/NEAT                    14 ?   fade    90 N to 10 S    morning



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

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