Current comet magnitudes


Current comet magnitudes (August 30, 2017)

Comet                   Magnitude  Trend     Observable     When visible
ASASSN (2017 O1)             9      bright  65 N to 65 S    best morning
Johnson (2015 V2)            10     fade    20 N to 85 S    evening
PanSTARRS (2015 ER61)        11.5   fade    65 N to 45 S    best morning
71P/Clark                    12     fade    20 N to 85 S    best evening
217P/LINEAR                  12     fade    55 N to 40 S    early morning
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann     13 ?   varies  50 N to 80 S    best evening
PanSTARRS (2016 R2)          13.5 ? bright  55 N to 70 S    early morning
Lemmon-Yeung-PanS (2015 VL62)13.5   steady  60 N to 60 S    best morning
PanSTARRS (2015 O1)          13.5   steady  60 N to 25 S    evening
24P/Schaumasse               14 ?   bright  35 N to  0 S    early morning

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

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