Current comet magnitudes


Current comet magnitudes (May 31, 2017)

Comet                   Magnitude  Trend     Observable     When visible
Johnson (2015 V2)            7.5    fade    50 N to 55 S    all night
PanSTARRS (2015 ER61)        8      fade    45 N to 65 S    morning
41P/Tuttle-Giacobinni-Kresak 10.5   fade    50 N to 55 S    all night
71P/Clark                    11     steady  40 N to 90 S    all night
Lovejoy (2017 E4)            12     fade    Solar conjunction
PanSTARRS (2016 R2)          13 ?   bright  Poor elongation
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann     13 ?   varies  45 N to 80 S    morning
65P/Gunn                     13.5   steady  30 N to 65 S    best evening
PanSTARRS (2015 O1)          14     steady  50 N to 30 S    all night
73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann     14     fade    15 S to 30 S    early morning

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

No comments: