Visual Comets in the Future (Southern Hemisphere)

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Updated on January 18, 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 Jan 64P/Swift- Gehrels926 C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto)826 C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto)866
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1145 64P/Swift- Gehrels97 38P/Stephan- Oterma913
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1277 38P/Stephan- Oterma914 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1131
78P/Gehrels 21216 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1134 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1255
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1357 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1277 60P/Tsuchinshan 21361
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1323 123P/West- Hartley1325

60P/Tsuchinshan 21338

123P/West- Hartley1312
2019 Feb C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto)722 C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto)740 C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto)766
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1151 46P/Wirtanen79 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1121
64P/Swift- Gehrels1126 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1133 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)138
38P/Stephan- Oterma125 38P/Stephan- Oterma119 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)138
78P/Gehrels 2124 64P/Swift- Gehrels111 123P/West- Hartley1325
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1377 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1353 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1350
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1332 123P/West- Hartley1324 60P/Tsuchinshan 21361
60P/Tsuchinshan 2131 60P/Tsuchinshan 21340
2019 Mar C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto)917 46P/Wirtanen1016 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)117
46P/Wirtanen1019 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1125 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)139
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1152 38P/Stephan- Oterma134 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382
38P/Stephan- Oterma1311 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1327 123P/West- Hartley137
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1317 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1325
64P/Swift- Gehrels1326 123P/West- Hartley1324
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1371

123P/West- Hartley134

2019 Apr C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto)115 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)129 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1390
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1250 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1362 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)137
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)132 46P/Wirtanen1311 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138
C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)135


2019 May C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1241 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1387 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1220
C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1342
C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1388

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2019 Jun C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1325 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1235
C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1315

C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1312

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339
2019 Jul C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)136 260P/McNaught1313 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1139

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138 168P/Hergenrother1239

78P/Gehrels 2133


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1322

C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1326
2019 Aug 68P/Klemola1364 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)117 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1139

260P/McNaught1214 168P/Hergenrother1129

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327 260P/McNaught1251

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

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339

78P/Gehrels 21310
2019 Sep C/2018 W2 (Africano)918 C/2018 W2 (Africano)944 C/2018 W2 (Africano)911
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1024 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1031
68P/Klemola1365 260P/McNaught1113 260P/McNaught1134

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

68P/Klemola1317 168P/Hergenrother1114

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339

78P/Gehrels 21313
2019 Oct C/2018 W2 (Africano)988 C/2018 W2 (Africano)961 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)1023 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1011
68P/Klemola1358 260P/McNaught1113 260P/McNaught1116

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 168P/Hergenrother124

68P/Klemola135 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313
2019 Nov C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1017 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)915 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)919
C/2018 W2 (Africano)1275 C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1011
260P/McNaught136 260P/McNaught126
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 C/2018 W2 (Africano)1231
68P/Klemola1343 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11331
2019 Dec C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)91 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)98
C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)1112 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 260P/McNaught131
260P/McNaught137 C/2018 W2 (Africano)1314
C/2018 W2 (Africano)1345

2020 Jan 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

2020 Feb 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137

2020 Mar 88P/Howell136 88P/Howell1359 88P/Howell1331
2020 Apr 88P/Howell1228 88P/Howell1259 88P/Howell1227

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

2020 Jun C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)813 88P/Howell1024 85D/Boethin930
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322

2020 Jul 2P/Encke740 88P/Howell107 85D/Boethin822
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)828
58P/Jackson- Neujmin1325

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2020 Aug C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)930 2P/Encke129 85D/Boethin813
88P/Howell958 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132 58P/Jackson- Neujmin1329
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2020 Sep 88P/Howell851 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319 85D/Boethin99
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1027
58P/Jackson- Neujmin1334

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2020 Oct 88P/Howell846 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 85D/Boethin1211
C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1113
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137

2020 Nov 88P/Howell939 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1268 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1252
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1243 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139
141P/Machholz 21217

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329


2020 Dec 88P/Howell1027 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1267 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1240
141P/Machholz 21117 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11320 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)121
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1254

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330


2021 Jan 141P/Machholz 21139 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1245 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1211
88P/Howell1113 141P/Machholz 2121 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1226
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1254 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326


2021 Feb 88P/Howell124 141P/Machholz 2126 10P/Tempel 2117
141P/Machholz 21245 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)137 C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1355
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1337 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1322 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)133
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316

2021 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136 7P/Pons- Winnecke124 10P/Tempel 21113

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1328 7P/Pons- Winnecke1245

246P/NEAT138 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1314

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1383

2021 Apr C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)133 7P/Pons- Winnecke910 7P/Pons- Winnecke950

246P/NEAT1327 10P/Tempel 21118

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1353 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1315


C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1386
2021 May C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)134 7P/Pons- Winnecke819 7P/Pons- Winnecke864

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1212 10P/Tempel 21125

246P/NEAT1350 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1213

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1356 4P/Faye1333



C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)1382
2021 Jun 246P/NEAT1314 7P/Pons- Winnecke831 7P/Pons- Winnecke885

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1212 15P/Finlay1145

246P/NEAT1387 4P/Faye1235

10P/Tempel 21232


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133
2021 Jul 7P/Pons- Winnecke112 7P/Pons- Winnecke949 7P/Pons- Winnecke990
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1216 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1213 15P/Finlay930
246P/NEAT1348 246P/NEAT1390 4P/Faye1135

67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko139 10P/Tempel 21338


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316

67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1351
2021 Aug 7P/Pons- Winnecke1125 7P/Pons- Winnecke1173 8P/Tuttle96
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1221 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)121 15P/Finlay917
6P/d'Arrest1267 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1211 4P/Faye1034
246P/NEAT1351 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/Tuttle815
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1121 6P/d'Arrest1017 4P/Faye1036
19P/Borrelly1348 19P/Borrelly1367 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1042
7P/Pons- Winnecke1341 7P/Pons- Winnecke1375 15P/Finlay1113


7P/Pons- Winnecke1346

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
2021 Oct 6P/d'Arrest971 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko96 8P/Tuttle818
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1114 6P/d'Arrest919 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko933
19P/Borrelly1172 4P/Faye1013 4P/Faye1042
104P/Kowal 21363 19P/Borrelly1167 19P/Borrelly1134
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315 15P/Finlay1314

104P/Kowal 21329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21318
2021 Nov 6P/d'Arrest965 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko84 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko826
19P/Borrelly1076 6P/d'Arrest919 8P/Tuttle1019
104P/Kowal 21161 19P/Borrelly1049 19P/Borrelly1018
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137 4P/Faye1034 4P/Faye1047
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21359 104P/Kowal 21119 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 2136

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21346
2021 Dec 19P/Borrelly966 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko818 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko827
6P/d'Arrest1053 19P/Borrelly929 19P/Borrelly101
104P/Kowal 21044 6P/d'Arrest1014 4P/Faye1047
4P/Faye1032 4P/Faye1048 8P/Tuttle1224
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 104P/Kowal 2115 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11311

8P/Tuttle124 9P/Tempel 1139

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2022 Jan 19P/Borrelly839 19P/Borrelly94 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko926
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko912 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko926 22P/Kopff1111
104P/Kowal 21032 4P/Faye1147 4P/Faye1126
4P/Faye1145 6P/d'Arrest122 9P/Tempel 11225
6P/d'Arrest1236 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324

2022 Feb 19P/Borrelly820 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1028 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1016
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1028 4P/Faye1333 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko105
104P/Kowal 21035 116P/Wild 41336 22P/Kopff1120
9P/Tempel 11238
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
116P/Wild 41311
116P/Wild 41320

2022 Mar 19P/Borrelly99 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1221 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)938
104P/Kowal 21237 116P/Wild 41336 22P/Kopff1030
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1232
9P/Tempel 11150
116P/Wild 41336

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318

2022 Apr 19P/Borrelly113 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)812 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)843
116P/Wild 41338 116P/Wild 41319 22P/Kopff1038
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11331 9P/Tempel 11161
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1332 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko139 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11383
2022 May 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova115 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)745 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)745
19P/Borrelly124 9P/Tempel 11210 22P/Kopff1145
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31330 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11356 9P/Tempel 11273
116P/Wild 41341 116P/Wild 4133 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11384
2022 Jun C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)616 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)653 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)720
45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1210 9P/Tempel 11227 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
116P/Wild 41342

2022 Jul C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)665 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)656 169P/NEAT129
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31134 22P/Kopff128 22P/Kopff1251
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11349 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11324

9P/Tempel 11344 9P/Tempel 11379
2022 Aug C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)671 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)629 22P/Kopff1252
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31139 22P/Kopff1232 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 1132
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11364 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
2022 Sep C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)662 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)64 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41334
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31149 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 3111 22P/Kopff1353
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 22P/Kopff1354 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319
22P/Kopff135 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11337
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 41119 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)53
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31355 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41145

73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31311 81P/Wild 2118

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326
2022 Dec C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)516 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)59 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)515
118P/Shoemaker- Levy 4115 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41136 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41147
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 81P/Wild 21120
96P/Machholz 1137
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326
2023 Jan C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)530 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)518 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)518
96P/Machholz 196 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41146 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41146
118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41124 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 81P/Wild 21140
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11312
2023 Feb C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)540 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)518 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)516
118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41236 81P/Wild 2115 96P/Machholz 11110
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41240 81P/Wild 21157

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317 118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41214


2023 Mar C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)542 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)513 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)53
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326 81P/Wild 21220 81P/Wild 21273
118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41336 237P/LINEAR128 237P/LINEAR1265

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132 96P/Machholz 11319

364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)135 71P/Clark1321

118P/Shoemaker- Levy 41328 364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)1329
2023 Apr C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)641 237P/LINEAR1119 237P/LINEAR1171
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323 81P/Wild 21241 364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)1132

81P/Wild 21274

2023 May C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)730 237P/LINEAR1035 237P/LINEAR1070
81P/Wild 2124 81P/Wild 21273 364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)1138

81P/Wild 21273

2023 Jun C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)813 237P/LINEAR1058 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)89
81P/Wild 21334 81P/Wild 21374 237P/LINEAR1062


81P/Wild 21326

364P/2018 A2 (PanSTARRS)1340

2023 Jul 237P/LINEAR1119 237P/LINEAR1056 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)824
81P/Wild 21340 103P/Hartley 21210 237P/LINEAR1020

81P/Wild 21374 185P/Petriew1113

103P/Hartley 21236

2023 Aug 237P/LINEAR1155 103P/Hartley 2108 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)937

237P/LINEAR1154 103P/Hartley 2925



2023 Sep 237P/LINEAR1257 237P/LINEAR1234 103P/Hartley 2718

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)950



2023 Oct 237P/LINEAR1357 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)928 103P/Hartley 2736

237P/LINEAR1317 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)962

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
2023 Nov C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1017 103P/Hartley 2723 103P/Hartley 2756
144P/Kushida1334 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)962 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)963

144P/Kushida1338 144P/Kushida1311

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332
2023 Dec 103P/Hartley 2918 103P/Hartley 2852 103P/Hartley 2870
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1047 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1061 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1055
144P/Kushida1040 144P/Kushida1038 144P/Kushida134
13P/Olbers1374 13P/Olbers1375 13P/Olbers1332

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11335

26P/Grigg- Skjellerup133

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


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