Current comet magnitudes


Current comet magnitudes (July 23, 2017)

Comet                   Magnitude  Trend     Observable     When visible
Johnson (2015 V2)            8.5    fade    50 N to 90 S    evening
PanSTARRS (2015 ER61)        9      fade    50 N to 55 S    early morning
ASASSN1 (2017 O1)            10     bright  45 N to 80 S    morning
71P/Clark                    10.5   steady  35 N to 90 S    best evening
41P/Tuttle-Giacobinni-Kresak 11.5   fade    45 N to 55 S    best evening
PanSTARRS (2016 R2)          12 ?   bright  10 S to 70 S    early morning
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann     13 ?   varies  50 N to 80 S    early morning
65P/Gunn                     13.5   steady  30 N to 75 S    best evening
PanSTARRS (2015 O1)          14     steady  50 N to 25 S    all night
Lovejoy (2017 E4)            14     fade    Poor elongation

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

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