Current comet magnitudes


Current comet magnitudes (December 15, 2017)

Comet                   Magnitude  Trend     Observable     When visible
62P/Tsuchinshan              10.5   steady  75 N to 40 S    morning
24P/Schaumasse               10.5   fade    65 N to 30 S    morning
ASASSN (2017 O1)             10.5   fade    90 N to 15 N    all night
PanSTARRS (2016 R2)          11.5   steady  75 N to 50 S    best evening
Johnson (2015 V2)            12.5   fade    25 S to 50 S    early evening
Heinze (2017 T1)             13 ?   bright  75 N to 50 S    best morning
PanSTARRS (2016 N6)          13     bright  90 N to 30 N    best morning
240P/NEAT                    13 ?   steady  35 N to 50 S    evening
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann     13 ?   varies  45 N to 20 S    early evening
PanSTARRS (2016 M1)          13.5 ? bright  Poor elongation
PanSTARRS (2015 O1)          13.5   steady  Poor elongation
71P/Clark                    14     fade    20 N to 30 S    early evening
217P/LINEAR                  14     fade    60 N to 35 S    best morning



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

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