Visual Comets in the Future (Southern Hemisphere)

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Updated on January 11, 2020
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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
2020 Jan 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

C/2019 Y1 (ATLAS)1310

2020 Feb C/2019 Y1 (ATLAS)135

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
A/2019 U61235


2020 Jun C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)812 88P/Howell1025 C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS)85
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322
A/2019 U61140

2020 Jul 2P/Encke739 88P/Howell107 85D/Boethin822
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)828
C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS)128
A/2019 U61140
58P/Jackson- Neujmin1325
C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)123
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
C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)123

A/2019 U61331

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 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)106
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1242 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1252
141P/Machholz 21318
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329


2020 Dec 88P/Howell1027 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)103 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1033
141P/Machholz 21116 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1267 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1240
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1254 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330


2021 Jan C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1015 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1029 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1050
141P/Machholz 21140 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1246 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1212
88P/Howell1114 141P/Machholz 2122 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1328
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1255 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327


2021 Feb C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1033 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1034 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1050
88P/Howell123 141P/Machholz 2136 10P/Tempel 2116
141P/Machholz 21345 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1321 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1354
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1319 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1350
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1336 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)136 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)132
C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)134

2021 Mar C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1142 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1133 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1133
C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1311 7P/Pons- Winnecke123 10P/Tempel 21113
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1328 7P/Pons- Winnecke1245

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1327 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1355

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

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1382

2021 Apr C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1142 7P/Pons- Winnecke910 7P/Pons- Winnecke950
C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1318 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1119 10P/Tempel 21118

C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1334 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1116

246P/NEAT1326 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1315

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1334 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1355


C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1386
2021 May C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1237 7P/Pons- Winnecke819 7P/Pons- Winnecke866
C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1326 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)126 10P/Tempel 21126

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1212 C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1221

C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1336 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1213

246P/NEAT1352 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1351

C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1357 4P/Faye1333



C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1355
2021 Jun C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1330 7P/Pons- Winnecke832 7P/Pons- Winnecke886
C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1325 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1212 15P/Finlay1144
246P/NEAT1316 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1336 4P/Faye1235
C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1327 246P/NEAT1388 10P/Tempel 21233

C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1360 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1344

C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1335


C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1318

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
C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1333 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1337 4P/Faye1135
246P/NEAT1347 246P/NEAT1390 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1340
C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1365 C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1361 10P/Tempel 21338
C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1313 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko139 246P/NEAT1327

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315

67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1350

C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)1336
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
C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1337 6P/d'Arrest1217 7P/Pons- Winnecke1178
C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1367 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1339 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1249
246P/NEAT1350 C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1329 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1338

246P/NEAT1390 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
C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1344 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1340 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)133


7P/Pons- Winnecke1346

C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1334

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
C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1352 104P/Kowal 21328 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1211
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315 15P/Finlay1314

C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1340 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1330

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
C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1353 104P/Kowal 21118 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1217
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21359 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)125 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323 C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1323

C/2019 F1 (ATLAS- Africano)1338 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 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1219
4P/Faye1031 4P/Faye1048 8P/Tuttle1225
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)125 104P/Kowal 2114 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1222 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 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1228 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1213
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1225 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 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1222 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko105
104P/Kowal 21035 4P/Faye1334 22P/Kopff1121
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1234 116P/Wild 41336 9P/Tempel 11239
116P/Wild 41312
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

116P/Wild 41321

2022 Mar 19P/Borrelly98 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1221 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)938
104P/Kowal 21238 C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)129 22P/Kopff1029
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1232 116P/Wild 41336 9P/Tempel 11150
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1236 C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1378 C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1323
116P/Wild 41336

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317

C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1336

2022 Apr 19P/Borrelly103 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)812 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)843
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1236 116P/Wild 41319 22P/Kopff1037
116P/Wild 41338 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11331 9P/Tempel 11161
C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1372 C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1376 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11383
C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1312 C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1362 C/2019 T4 (ATLAS)1316
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1310 C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1380
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1332

2022 May 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova114 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)736 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)745
19P/Borrelly123 9P/Tempel 1129 22P/Kopff1145
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1332 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11355 9P/Tempel 11272
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31330 116P/Wild 4133 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11384
116P/Wild 41341 C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1377 C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1377
C/2018 U1 (Lemmon)1330

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/NEAT1220
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11318
9P/Tempel 11276
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11385
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)1324

116P/Wild 41342

2022 Jul C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)666 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)656 169P/NEAT129
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31134 22P/Kopff129 22P/Kopff1251
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11324
C/2019 L3 (ATLAS)139 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

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133 96P/Machholz 11218

364P/PanSTARRS135 364P/PanSTARRS1323

118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41328 71P/Clark1323
2023 Apr C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)640 237P/LINEAR1119 237P/LINEAR1171
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323 81P/Wild 21242 364P/PanSTARRS1128

81P/Wild 21274

2023 May C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)729 237P/LINEAR1035 237P/LINEAR1070
81P/Wild 2123 81P/Wild 21273 364P/PanSTARRS1138

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


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

81P/Wild 21374 185P/Petriew1112

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

62P/Tsuchinshan 11229

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322
2023 Nov C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1016 103P/Hartley 2722 103P/Hartley 2755
144P/Kushida1333 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)962 62P/Tsuchinshan 1828

144P/Kushida1338 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)963

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138 144P/Kushida1311

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332
2023 Dec 103P/Hartley 2917 62P/Tsuchinshan 175 62P/Tsuchinshan 1734
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1047 103P/Hartley 2851 103P/Hartley 2870
144P/Kushida1140 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1062 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1055
13P/Olbers1374 144P/Kushida1138 144P/Kushida125

13P/Olbers1375 13P/Olbers1333

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

26P/Grigg- Skjellerup132
2024 Jan 144P/Kushida840 62P/Tsuchinshan 1718 62P/Tsuchinshan 1745
103P/Hartley 21045 144P/Kushida820 103P/Hartley 21070
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1056 103P/Hartley 21070 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1025
13P/Olbers1268 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1058 26P/Grigg- Skjellerup126
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320 13P/Olbers1238 13P/Olbers131
207P/NEAT1340 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332

2024 Feb 144P/Kushida836 62P/Tsuchinshan 1735 62P/Tsuchinshan 1745
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1153 144P/Kushida88 P/2016 J3 (STEREO)1139
13P/Olbers1142 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1127 103P/Hartley 21225
103P/Hartley 21260 13P/Olbers124 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138
207P/NEAT1260 103P/Hartley 21265
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334 207P/NEAT1215

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334

P/2016 J3 (STEREO)133
2024 Mar 144P/Kushida937 144P/Kushida92 62P/Tsuchinshan 1945
62P/Tsuchinshan 11015 62P/Tsuchinshan 1945
13P/Olbers1026 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)113
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1143 207P/NEAT1235
207P/NEAT1266 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334

2024 Apr 12P/Pons- Brooks46 62P/Tsuchinshan 11147 62P/Tsuchinshan 1111
13P/Olbers910 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133 154P/Brewington124

62P/Tsuchinshan 11148

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1230

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11334

2024 May 12P/Pons- Brooks418
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1216


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332

2024 Jun 12P/Pons- Brooks628
12P/Pons- Brooks83

2024 Jul 12P/Pons- Brooks833
12P/Pons- Brooks85


C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1310
2024 Aug 13P/Olbers87
12P/Pons- Brooks105
12P/Pons- Brooks1033

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1324
2024 Sep 13P/Olbers97
12P/Pons- Brooks123
12P/Pons- Brooks1230
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1332

2024 Oct 13P/Olbers103 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1314 333P/LINEAR1313
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1336
12P/Pons- Brooks1321
12P/Pons- Brooks132
2024 Nov C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)132 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1335 333P/LINEAR1012

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1336

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11331
2024 Dec C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1326 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11345

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1335 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1330

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


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