Current Observable Comets

Below is a table of all current observable comets with an amateur telescope (brighter than visual  magnitude 14). The list is in order of magnitude (brightest first), however it can be sorted by headers by clicking on them. Last updated 12 September, 2019.

CometMag.StatusHemisphereVisible
PanSTARRS (2017 T2)10Brightening70 N to 50 SMorning
Africano (2018 W2)10Brightening70 N to 10 NAll Night
68P/Klemola11Brightening70 N to 70 SEvening
260P/McNaught11.5Brightening55 N to 60 SMorning
ASASSN (2018 N2)11.5Brightening70 N to 40 SMorning
289P/Blanpain12Brightening45 S to 80 SMorning
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann13Variable70 N to 50 SMorning
Lemmon (2018 R3)11.5FadingIn ConjunctionIn Conjunction

For more information on upcoming bright comets this year, please visit our bright comets of 2019 page