Current comet magnitudes


Current comet magnitudes (October 3, 2017)

Comet                   Magnitude  Trend     Observable     When visible
ASASSN (2017 O1)             8.5    steady  80 N to 40 S    best morning
Johnson (2015 V2)            11     fade    5 N to 70  S    evening
PanSTARRS (2015 ER61)        12     fade    80 N to 45 S    best morning
71P/Clark                    12     fade    25 N to 70 S    evening
217P/LINEAR                  13     fade    65 N to 40 S    morning
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann     13 ?   varies  50 N to 70 S    early evening
24P/Schaumasse               13 ?   bright  65 N to 15 S    morning
Lemmon-Yeung-PanS (2015 VL62)13.5   steady  50 N to 65 S    early evening
PanSTARRS (2015 O1)          14     steady  65 N to 10 S    evening
PanSTARRS (2016 R2)          14     bright  70 N to 65 S    morning

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

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