Visual Comets in the Future (Northern Hemisphere)

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Updated on August 10, 2020
Southern Hemisphere

Please see the "Weekly Information about Bright Comets" and "Comet Catalog in order of Day of Perihelion" for more information.

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Month Evening Midnight Morning
Comet Mag h Comet Mag h Comet Mag h
2020 Aug C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)530 C/2020 K8 (Catalina- ATLAS)1214 C/2020 K8 (Catalina- ATLAS)1156
88P/Howell921 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11335 58P/Jackson- Neujmin1236
C/2019 U6 (Lemmon)944
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11382
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1037

2P/Encke1012

C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1330

2020 Sep 88P/Howell815 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11360 C/2020 K8 (Catalina- ATLAS)108
C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)1019
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11383
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1120

C/2019 U6 (Lemmon)1245

C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1311

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134

2020 Oct 88P/Howell819 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11383 C/2020 P1 (NEOWISE)95
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)118 C/2020 M3 (ATLAS)1328 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11383
C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)127
C/2020 M3 (ATLAS)1341
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321

2020 Nov 88P/Howell924 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1242 C/2020 P1 (NEOWISE)1111
141P/Machholz 21329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11382 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1210
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381 C/2020 M3 (ATLAS)1378 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1214
C/2020 M3 (ATLAS)136
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11325


C/2020 M3 (ATLAS)1355
2020 Dec 88P/Howell1026 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1253 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1211
141P/Machholz 21134 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11358 C/2020 M3 (ATLAS)1330
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1227 C/2020 M3 (ATLAS)1381
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11381

C/2020 M3 (ATLAS)1311

2021 Jan 141P/Machholz 21150 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1247 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)127
88P/Howell1126 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1311
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1272

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11379

2021 Feb 88P/Howell1219 141P/Machholz 2135 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1356
141P/Machholz 21353 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1313
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1346
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1375 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)131
C/2020 N1 (PanSTARRS)1360 C/2020 N1 (PanSTARRS)132
2021 Mar C/2020 N1 (PanSTARRS)1352 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1321 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1370
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11344
246P/NEAT1324
88P/Howell138

2021 Apr C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)137 7P/Pons- Winnecke1316 7P/Pons- Winnecke1360
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1343 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1382

C/2020 J1 (SONEAR)1320 246P/NEAT1326


C/2020 J1 (SONEAR)1319
2021 May C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1238 7P/Pons- Winnecke1115 7P/Pons- Winnecke1154
C/2020 J1 (SONEAR)1328 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1282 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1283
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1313 246P/NEAT1314 4P/Faye1316

C/2020 J1 (SONEAR)1331 15P/Finlay1313


246P/NEAT1327


C/2020 J1 (SONEAR)1315


C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)136
2021 Jun C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1267 7P/Pons- Winnecke116 15P/Finlay1118
246P/NEAT136 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1282 7P/Pons- Winnecke1136
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)132 246P/NEAT1324 4P/Faye1228
C/2020 J1 (SONEAR)1337 C/2020 J1 (SONEAR)1325 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1267


10P/Tempel 21212


8P/Tuttle127


246P/NEAT1326


C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1312


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139
2021 Jul C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1286 4P/Faye111 15P/Finlay927
246P/NEAT1316 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1284 8P/Tuttle104

246P/NEAT1322 4P/Faye1143

67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1315 7P/Pons- Winnecke1119


C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1240


10P/Tempel 21330


C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1324


246P/NEAT1313


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11333


67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1353
2021 Aug C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1285 4P/Faye108 8P/Tuttle92
6P/d'Arrest1250 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1248 15P/Finlay936
246P/NEAT1317 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1226 4P/Faye1057

6P/d'Arrest1216 7P/Pons- Winnecke118

7P/Pons- Winnecke123 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1210

C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)134 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1267

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1340

246P/NEAT1320 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11360


10P/Tempel 21335
2021 Sep 6P/d'Arrest1037 4P/Faye1016 4P/Faye1067
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1169 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1032 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1076

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1121 15P/Finlay1149

C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1214 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1259

7P/Pons- Winnecke135 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11387

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334
2021 Oct 6P/d'Arrest926 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko932 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko981
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1153 4P/Faye1029 4P/Faye1069
19P/Borrelly113 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1230 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1284
104P/Kowal 21347 104P/Kowal 21318 15P/Finlay1356
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1131 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11361 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11387
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21352 15P/Finlay131 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21312

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21354
2021 Nov 6P/d'Arrest927 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko837 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko882
19P/Borrelly1017 4P/Faye1048 4P/Faye1066
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1134 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1253 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1287
104P/Kowal 21145 104P/Kowal 2127 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11387
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11387
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21352 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21339
2021 Dec 19P/Borrelly935 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko858 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko883
6P/d'Arrest1033 4P/Faye1062 4P/Faye1063
104P/Kowal 21047 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1190 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1111
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1115 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11387 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1189
4P/Faye1110
22P/Kopff125
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1116
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11386
9P/Tempel 11322


C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1326
2022 Jan 19P/Borrelly846 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko984 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko984
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko926 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1188 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1028
104P/Kowal 21054 4P/Faye1164 22P/Kopff118
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1147 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11360 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1127
4P/Faye1165 C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)137 4P/Faye116
6P/d'Arrest1234
9P/Tempel 11222
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11386
C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1325
2022 Feb 19P/Borrelly848 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1084 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1042
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1082 104P/Kowal 21011 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1019
104P/Kowal 21063 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1163 22P/Kopff118
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1182 4P/Faye1349 9P/Tempel 11221
4P/Faye1367 C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1328 C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1327
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11385 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11335 116P/Wild 41320
116P/Wild 41338 116P/Wild 41374
2022 Mar 19P/Borrelly946 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)91 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)954
104P/Kowal 21265 104P/Kowal 21215 22P/Kopff108
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1276 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1235 9P/Tempel 11118
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1281 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1260 C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)139
C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1213 C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1233 116P/Wild 4139
116P/Wild 41374 116P/Wild 41374
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313
2022 Apr 19P/Borrelly1042 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)826 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)864
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1260 19P/Borrelly113 22P/Kopff1010
C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1240 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1210 9P/Tempel 11115
116P/Wild 41374 C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1237 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11326
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 116P/Wild 41344
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1378 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1338
2022 May C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)716 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)752 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)766
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova106 19P/Borrelly123 22P/Kopff1117
19P/Borrelly1237 C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1326 9P/Tempel 11220
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1233 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11315 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11326
C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1343 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31315
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31355 116P/Wild 41322
116P/Wild 41364

2022 Jun C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)647 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)665 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)659
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova127 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 3138 22P/Kopff1131
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31244 C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1310 169P/NEAT1211
C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1340 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11325 9P/Tempel 11229
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 1138 19P/Borrelly131 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11325
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)136 9P/Tempel 1132
19P/Borrelly1329 116P/Wild 4133
116P/Wild 41341

2022 Jul C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)653 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)657 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)623
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31124 22P/Kopff1214 169P/NEAT123
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11323 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11323 22P/Kopff1253
C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1325 9P/Tempel 11315 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11313


9P/Tempel 11332
2022 Aug C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)641 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)613 22P/Kopff1259
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31112 22P/Kopff1236 81P/Wild 2134
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11323 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11315 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11338
C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1311

2022 Sep C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)620 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 4132 81P/Wild 21215
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 3119 22P/Kopff1357 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41356
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11323 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11311 22P/Kopff1358
22P/Kopff133
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11365
C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)133
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)137
2022 Oct C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)63 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41213 81P/Wild 21123
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31218 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11333 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41264


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11384
2022 Nov 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31320 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41128 81P/Wild 21129
C/2020 K1 (PanSTARRS)1314 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11358 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41164


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11384
2022 Dec 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41150 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41164

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11384 81P/Wild 21133


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11384
2023 Jan 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41120 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41169 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41133
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11384 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11384 81P/Wild 21133


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318
2023 Feb 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41273 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41273 96P/Machholz 1812
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11384 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11359 81P/Wild 21133


118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41211


237P/LINEAR1323
2023 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11383 364P/PanSTARRS1343 81P/Wild 21235
118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41374 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11336 237P/LINEAR1228

118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41357 C/2020 K1 (PanSTARRS)121


96P/Machholz 11216


364P/PanSTARRS1387
2023 Apr 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11361 237P/LINEAR112 237P/LINEAR1135

364P/PanSTARRS1128 364P/PanSTARRS1180

81P/Wild 21218 81P/Wild 21237

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312 71P/Clark131
2023 May 81P/Wild 21210 237P/LINEAR1024 237P/LINEAR1046

81P/Wild 21237 81P/Wild 21237


71P/Clark135


185P/Petriew1314
2023 Jun 237P/LINEAR1019 237P/LINEAR1053 237P/LINEAR1051
81P/Wild 21332 81P/Wild 21337 185P/Petriew1113


81P/Wild 21328


364P/PanSTARRS133


126P/IRAS1324
2023 Jul 237P/LINEAR1042 237P/LINEAR1056 237P/LINEAR1046
103P/Hartley 2126 103P/Hartley 21244 185P/Petriew1110
81P/Wild 21334 126P/IRAS1313 103P/Hartley 21283

81P/Wild 21336 126P/IRAS1355


81P/Wild 2135
2023 Aug 103P/Hartley 298 103P/Hartley 2947 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)917
237P/LINEAR1156 237P/LINEAR1156 103P/Hartley 2990
126P/IRAS135 2P/Encke121 2P/Encke1042
12P/Pons- Brooks1370 126P/IRAS1342 237P/LINEAR1118

12P/Pons- Brooks1339 185P/Petriew1111


126P/IRAS1381


12P/Pons- Brooks138
2023 Sep 103P/Hartley 293 103P/Hartley 2741 103P/Hartley 2782
237P/LINEAR1254 237P/LINEAR1232 2P/Encke837
12P/Pons- Brooks1368 12P/Pons- Brooks1332 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)940
126P/IRAS1321 126P/IRAS1355 185P/Petriew1313


12P/Pons- Brooks133


126P/IRAS1378
2023 Oct 12P/Pons- Brooks1259 103P/Hartley 2717 103P/Hartley 2771
237P/LINEAR1353 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)917 2P/Encke75

62P/Tsuchinshan 11222 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)947

12P/Pons- Brooks1212 62P/Tsuchinshan 11276

237P/LINEAR1312 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11368

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139
2023 Nov 12P/Pons- Brooks1148 103P/Hartley 2712 103P/Hartley 2758
144P/Kushida1334 62P/Tsuchinshan 1822 62P/Tsuchinshan 1876

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)948 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)948

144P/Kushida1373 144P/Kushida138

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11375
2023 Dec 12P/Pons- Brooks1037 62P/Tsuchinshan 1721 62P/Tsuchinshan 1773
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1014 103P/Hartley 2830 103P/Hartley 2846
144P/Kushida1171 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1052 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1022
13P/Olbers1339 144P/Kushida1172 12P/Pons- Brooks107
P/2016 J3 (STEREO)1329 13P/Olbers1336 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11376

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11358 26P/Grigg- Skjellerup139
2024 Jan 12P/Pons- Brooks825 62P/Tsuchinshan 1731 62P/Tsuchinshan 1768
144P/Kushida871 144P/Kushida838 12P/Pons- Brooks810
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1057 103P/Hartley 21045 103P/Hartley 21040
P/2016 J3 (STEREO)1024 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1053 26P/Grigg- Skjellerup1211
103P/Hartley 21110 13P/Olbers1219 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340
13P/Olbers1248 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11376
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326

207P/NEAT1335

2024 Feb 12P/Pons- Brooks618 62P/Tsuchinshan 1750 12P/Pons- Brooks69
144P/Kushida872 144P/Kushida827 62P/Tsuchinshan 1765
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1160 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1130 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
13P/Olbers1148 103P/Hartley 21249
103P/Hartley 21250 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11376
P/2001 Q6 (NEAT)1231

207P/NEAT1238

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11376

2024 Mar 12P/Pons- Brooks417 144P/Kushida922 62P/Tsuchinshan 1965
144P/Kushida972 62P/Tsuchinshan 1965 P/2001 Q6 (NEAT)134
62P/Tsuchinshan 1932 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1110
13P/Olbers1040 207P/NEAT1230
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1159 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355
P/2001 Q6 (NEAT)1222

207P/NEAT1251

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11376

2024 Apr 12P/Pons- Brooks49 144P/Kushida1116 62P/Tsuchinshan 11119
13P/Olbers923 62P/Tsuchinshan 11164 P/2001 Q6 (NEAT)139
144P/Kushida1165 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
62P/Tsuchinshan 11162 P/2001 Q6 (NEAT)132
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1237

P/2001 Q6 (NEAT)1321

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11374

2024 May 13P/Olbers811 144P/Kushida137 154P/Brewington114
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1211 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135
144P/Kushida1350

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11349

2024 Jun 13P/Olbers712
154P/Brewington1113
2024 Jul 13P/Olbers718
154P/Brewington1123


C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)136
2024 Aug 13P/Olbers820
154P/Brewington1233


C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1338
2024 Sep 13P/Olbers919 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1312 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1365
37P/Forbes1311

2024 Oct 13P/Olbers1013 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1337 333P/LINEAR1333
37P/Forbes1312
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1374
2024 Nov 13P/Olbers123 333P/LINEAR103 333P/LINEAR1062

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1375 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1375

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11364
2024 Dec 333P/LINEAR947 333P/LINEAR912 333P/LINEAR961
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1327 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11333 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11364

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1376 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1335
2025 Jan 333P/LINEAR1147 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11364 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11364
2025 Feb 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11365 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11325
2025 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11366 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11365 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137
2025 Apr 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11366 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11343
2025 May 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11360 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319
2025 Jun


2025 Jul

217P/LINEAR133

The h means the highest altitude in that month at lat. 35 deg in the Northern Hemisphere.

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