Current comet magnitudes


Current comet magnitudes (January 09, 2018)

Comet                   Magnitude  Trend     Observable     When visible
Heinze (2017 T1)             10.5   fade    90 N to  5 S    all night
PanSTARRS (2016 R2)          11.5   steady  85 N to 50 S    best evening
62P/Tsuchinshan              12     fade    65 N to 45 S    morning
24P/Schaumasse               12     fade    55 N to 35 S    morning
PanSTARRS (2016 N6)          12.5   bright  90 N to 10 N    morning
Johnson (2015 V2)            12.5   fade    Poor elongation
(3200) Phaethon              13     steady  Conjunction
240P/NEAT                    13 ?   steady  35 N to 50 S    evening
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann     13 ?   varies  45 N to 20 S    early evening
ASASSN (2017 O1)             13     fade    90 N to 25 N    all night
PanSTARRS (2016 M1)          13.5 ? bright  Poor elongation
PanSTARRS (2015 O1)          13.5 ? steady  85 N to  5 N    morning



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

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