Visual Comets in the Future (Southern Hemisphere)

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Updated on March 2, 2019
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Please see the "Weekly Information about Bright Comets" and "Comet Catalog in order of Day of Perihelion" for more information.


Month Evening Midnight Morning
Comet Mag h Comet Mag h Comet Mag h
2019 Mar C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto)818 46P/Wirtanen1016 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)117
46P/Wirtanen1019 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1125 123P/West- Hartley138
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1152 38P/Stephan- Oterma134 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1383
64P/Swift- Gehrels1227 123P/West- Hartley1326
38P/Stephan- Oterma1311 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1329
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1318 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1326
123P/West- Hartley1312

C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1372

2019 Apr C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto)115 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)128 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1390
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1250 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1364 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)131 46P/Wirtanen1311
C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)137 123P/West- Hartley1327

123P/West- Hartley1329

2019 May C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1240 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1388 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1219
C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1340
C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1349

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2019 Jun C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1325 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1234
C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1315

C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1313

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339
2019 Jul C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)137 260P/McNaught1313 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1139
C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137 168P/Hergenrother1238

C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1338 78P/Gehrels 2133


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1322

C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1326
2019 Aug 68P/Klemola1365 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)118 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1139

260P/McNaught1214 168P/Hergenrother1129

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 260P/McNaught1252

68P/Klemola1322 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1227

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339

78P/Gehrels 21310
2019 Sep C/2018 W2 (Africano)926 C/2018 W2 (Africano)950 C/2018 W2 (Africano)910
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1025 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1031
68P/Klemola1365 260P/McNaught1113 260P/McNaught1133

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1127

68P/Klemola1316 168P/Hergenrother1114

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339

78P/Gehrels 21313
2019 Oct C/2018 W2 (Africano)988 C/2018 W2 (Africano)959 C/2018 W2 (Africano)96
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1011 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)108 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1026
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1022 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1010
68P/Klemola1358 260P/McNaught1114 260P/McNaught1115

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 168P/Hergenrother123

68P/Klemola135 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
2019 Nov C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1017 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)915 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)919
C/2018 W2 (Africano)1276 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1011
260P/McNaught136 260P/McNaught126
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 C/2018 W2 (Africano)1231
68P/Klemola1343 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332
2019 Dec C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)91 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)98 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)91
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1112 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 260P/McNaught131
260P/McNaught137 C/2018 W2 (Africano)1314
C/2018 W2 (Africano)1346

2020 Jan 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

2020 Feb 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136

2020 Mar 88P/Howell138 88P/Howell1359 88P/Howell1328
2020 Apr 88P/Howell1229 88P/Howell1259 88P/Howell1325

2020 May 88P/Howell1157 88P/Howell1157 85D/Boethin1231
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138

2020 Jun C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)812 88P/Howell1025 85D/Boethin930
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322

2020 Jul 2P/Encke739 88P/Howell107 85D/Boethin822
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)828
58P/Jackson- Neujmin1325

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2020 Aug 88P/Howell958 2P/Encke129 85D/Boethin813
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)930 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133 58P/Jackson- Neujmin1329
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2020 Sep 88P/Howell851 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320 85D/Boethin99
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1026
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328

58P/Jackson- Neujmin1334
2020 Oct 88P/Howell846 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 85D/Boethin1211
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1112
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136

2020 Nov 88P/Howell939 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1268 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1252
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1242 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
141P/Machholz 21318

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329


2020 Dec 88P/Howell1027 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1267 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1240
141P/Machholz 21116 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1254

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330


2021 Jan 141P/Machholz 21140 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1246 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1212
88P/Howell1114 141P/Machholz 2122 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1228
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1255 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327


2021 Feb 88P/Howell123 141P/Machholz 2136 10P/Tempel 2116
141P/Machholz 21345 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)136 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1354
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1321 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)132
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1336

2021 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136 7P/Pons- Winnecke123 10P/Tempel 21113

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1327 7P/Pons- Winnecke1245

246P/NEAT137 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1314

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1382

2021 Apr C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)132 7P/Pons- Winnecke910 7P/Pons- Winnecke950

246P/NEAT1326 10P/Tempel 21118

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1352 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1315


C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1386
2021 May C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)135 7P/Pons- Winnecke819 7P/Pons- Winnecke866

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1212 10P/Tempel 21126

246P/NEAT1352 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1213

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1357 4P/Faye1333



C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1382
2021 Jun 246P/NEAT1316 7P/Pons- Winnecke832 7P/Pons- Winnecke886

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1212 15P/Finlay1144

246P/NEAT1388 4P/Faye1235

10P/Tempel 21233


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134
2021 Jul 7P/Pons- Winnecke112 7P/Pons- Winnecke948 7P/Pons- Winnecke990
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1216 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1214 15P/Finlay929
246P/NEAT1347 246P/NEAT1390 4P/Faye1135

67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko139 10P/Tempel 21338


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315

67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1350
2021 Aug 7P/Pons- Winnecke1124 7P/Pons- Winnecke1173 8P/Tuttle96
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1221 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)122 15P/Finlay918
6P/d'Arrest1267 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1211 4P/Faye1034
246P/NEAT1350 6P/d'Arrest1217 7P/Pons- Winnecke1178

246P/NEAT1390 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1249

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321

10P/Tempel 21339

2021 Sep 6P/d'Arrest1071 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1011 8P/Tuttle814
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1121 6P/d'Arrest1017 4P/Faye1036
19P/Borrelly1347 19P/Borrelly1367 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1042
7P/Pons- Winnecke1342 7P/Pons- Winnecke1375 15P/Finlay1113


7P/Pons- Winnecke1346

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
2021 Oct 6P/d'Arrest971 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko96 8P/Tuttle818
19P/Borrelly1173 6P/d'Arrest919 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko934
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1114 4P/Faye1015 4P/Faye1042
104P/Kowal 21363 19P/Borrelly1167 19P/Borrelly1134
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 104P/Kowal 21328 15P/Finlay1314

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21318
2021 Nov 6P/d'Arrest964 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko85 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko826
19P/Borrelly1076 6P/d'Arrest919 8P/Tuttle1019
104P/Kowal 21160 19P/Borrelly1047 19P/Borrelly1017
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138 4P/Faye1036 4P/Faye1047
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21359 104P/Kowal 21118 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 2135

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21345
2021 Dec 19P/Borrelly965 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko818 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko827
6P/d'Arrest1052 19P/Borrelly928 4P/Faye1047
104P/Kowal 21043 6P/d'Arrest1014 8P/Tuttle1225
4P/Faye1031 4P/Faye1048 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 104P/Kowal 2114 9P/Tempel 1139


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2022 Jan 19P/Borrelly840 19P/Borrelly95 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko926
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko911 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko926 22P/Kopff1110
104P/Kowal 21031 4P/Faye1148 4P/Faye1127
4P/Faye1145 6P/d'Arrest122 9P/Tempel 11225
6P/d'Arrest1237 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324

2022 Feb 19P/Borrelly821 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1028 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1018
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1028 4P/Faye1334 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko105
104P/Kowal 21035 116P/Wild 41336 22P/Kopff1121
9P/Tempel 11239
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
116P/Wild 41312
116P/Wild 41321

2022 Mar 19P/Borrelly98 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1221 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)938
104P/Kowal 21238 116P/Wild 41336 22P/Kopff1029
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1232
9P/Tempel 11150
116P/Wild 41336

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317

2022 Apr 19P/Borrelly103 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)812 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)843
116P/Wild 41338 116P/Wild 41319 22P/Kopff1037
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11331 9P/Tempel 11161
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1332 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1310 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11383
2022 May 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova114 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)736 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)745
19P/Borrelly123 9P/Tempel 1129 22P/Kopff1145
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31330 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11355 9P/Tempel 11272
116P/Wild 41341 116P/Wild 4133 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11384
2022 Jun C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)615 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)652 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)721
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1211 9P/Tempel 11226 22P/Kopff1150
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31233 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11386 169P/NEAT1221
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11318
9P/Tempel 11276
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11385
116P/Wild 41342

2022 Jul C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)666 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)656 169P/NEAT1210
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31134 22P/Kopff129 22P/Kopff1251
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11324

9P/Tempel 11346 9P/Tempel 11379
2022 Aug C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)671 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)627 22P/Kopff1252
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31139 22P/Kopff1231 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11362
2022 Sep C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)663 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)65 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41334
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31149 22P/Kopff1354 22P/Kopff1353
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11338 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319

2022 Oct C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)538 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31211 81P/Wild 2113
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31255 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 4122 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41238

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2022 Nov C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)519 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41118 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)52
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31355 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317 81P/Wild 2118

73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31311 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41145

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326
2022 Dec C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)516 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)510 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)515
118P/Shoemaker- Levy 4117 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41137 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41147
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 81P/Wild 21121
96P/Machholz 1136
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326
2023 Jan C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)529 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)518 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)518
96P/Machholz 195 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41146 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41143
118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41124 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 81P/Wild 21139
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11311
2023 Feb C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)540 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)518 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)516
118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41237 81P/Wild 2115 96P/Machholz 1119
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41241 81P/Wild 21156

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41215


2023 Mar C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)542 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)513 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)53
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 81P/Wild 21221 81P/Wild 21273
118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41336 237P/LINEAR128 237P/LINEAR1266

364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)132 96P/Machholz 11218

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133 364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)1230

118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41328 71P/Clark1322
2023 Apr C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)640 237P/LINEAR1119 237P/LINEAR1171
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323 81P/Wild 21242 364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)1132

81P/Wild 21274

2023 May C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)729 237P/LINEAR1035 237P/LINEAR1070
81P/Wild 2123 81P/Wild 21273 364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)1138

81P/Wild 21273

2023 Jun C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)813 237P/LINEAR1058 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)88
81P/Wild 21333 81P/Wild 21374 237P/LINEAR1063


81P/Wild 21327

364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)1340

2023 Jul 237P/LINEAR1118 237P/LINEAR1056 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)823
81P/Wild 21339 103P/Hartley 21210 237P/LINEAR1021

81P/Wild 21374 185P/Petriew1113

103P/Hartley 21236

2023 Aug 237P/LINEAR1155 103P/Hartley 2108 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)938

237P/LINEAR1154 103P/Hartley 2926



2023 Sep 237P/LINEAR1257 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)91 103P/Hartley 2719

237P/LINEAR1233 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)951



2023 Oct 237P/LINEAR1357 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)927 103P/Hartley 2736

237P/LINEAR1315 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)962

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322
2023 Nov C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1016 103P/Hartley 2722 103P/Hartley 2755
144P/Kushida1333 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)962 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)963

144P/Kushida1338 144P/Kushida1311

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332
2023 Dec 103P/Hartley 2917 103P/Hartley 2851 103P/Hartley 2870
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1047 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1062 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1055
144P/Kushida1140 144P/Kushida1138 144P/Kushida125
13P/Olbers1374 13P/Olbers1375 13P/Olbers1333

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334

26P/Grigg- Skjellerup133
2024 Jan 144P/Kushida840 144P/Kushida820 103P/Hartley 21070
103P/Hartley 21045 103P/Hartley 21070 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1025
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1056 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1058 26P/Grigg- Skjellerup126
13P/Olbers1268 13P/Olbers1238 13P/Olbers131
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332
207P/NEAT1340 207P/NEAT131
2024 Feb 144P/Kushida836 144P/Kushida88 P/2016 J3 (STEREO)1139
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1153 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1127 103P/Hartley 21225
13P/Olbers1142 13P/Olbers124 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138
62P/Tsuchinshan 11126 103P/Hartley 21265 26P/Grigg- Skjellerup137
103P/Hartley 21260 207P/NEAT1215
207P/NEAT1260 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 P/2016 J3 (STEREO)133

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


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