Current comet magnitudes


Current comet magnitudes (February 01, 2018)

Comet                   Magnitude  Trend     Observable     When visible
PanSTARRS (2016 R2)          11     steady  90 N to 40 S    best evening
185P/Petriew                 11     fade    55 N to 20 S    early evening
PanSTARRS (2016 N6)          12     bright  90 N to  5 N    all night
Heinze (2017 T1)             12     fade    90 N to 40 N    early evening
62P/Tsuchinshan              12     fade    65 N to 50 S    morning
PanSTARRS (2016 M1)          12.5 ? bright  Poor elongation 
240P/NEAT                    13 ?   steady  40 N to 35 S    early evening
24P/Schaumasse               13     fade    50 N to 45 S    early morning
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann     13 ?   varies  Conjunction 
(3200) Phaethon              13     steady  Conjunction 
Johnson (2015 V2)            13     fade    Poor elongation 
PanSTARRS (2015 O1)          13.5   steady  90 N to 15 S    morning
ASASSN (2017 O1)             13.5   fade    90 N to 25 N    all night



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

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