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Potentially Bright Comets

161 records found.
17%
NameCategoryMagnitudePeriod [y]Perihelion [AU]SMA [AU]EccIncl [°]More
102P/Shoemaker Periodic (short) 6.5 7.42233 2.05906 3.80500 0.45885 25.93760  
109P/Swift-Tuttle Periodic (short) 4.5 133.24763 0.94578 26.08760 0.96375 113.31420  
10P/Tempel Periodic (short) 5 5.36043 1.41637 3.06287 0.53757 12.03220  
110P/Hartley Periodic (short) 1 6.84657 2.46645 3.60559 0.31594 11.69320  
111P/Helin-Roman-Crockett Periodic (short) 5 8.42333 3.70393 4.13984 0.10530 4.22790  
116P/Wild Periodic (short) 2.5 6.50565 2.18821 3.48488 0.37209 3.60760  
117P/Helin-Roman-Alu Periodic (short) 2.5 8.27885 3.05012 4.09237 0.25468 8.70140  
119P/Parker-Hartley Periodic (short) 3.5 8.68230 2.90072 4.22426 0.31332 5.44970  
121P/Shoemaker-Holt Periodic (short) 6.5 9.84154 3.75113 4.59237 0.18318 20.15990  
122P/de Vico Periodic (short) 7.5 74.20234 0.66166 17.65792 0.96253 84.74550  
123P/West-Hartley Periodic (short) 4 7.58280 2.12681 3.85965 0.44896 15.35980  
126P/IRAS Periodic (short) 6 13.40260 1.72018 5.64227 0.69513 45.77790  
12P/Pons-Brooks Periodic (short) 5 69.92664 0.77566 16.97291 0.95430 74.11280  
135P/Shoemaker-Levy Periodic (short) 7 7.42209 2.67957 3.80492 0.29576 6.06340  
13P/Olbers Periodic (short) 5 67.88441 1.15967 16.64081 0.93031 44.62980  
14P/Wolf Periodic (short) 5.5 8.78975 2.74303 4.25905 0.35595 27.90320  
153P/Ikeya-Zhang Periodic 7 367.34398 0.51373 51.29123 0.98998 27.85290  
154P/Brewington Periodic (short) 2.5 10.53259 1.56065 4.80490 0.67520 17.64500  
166P/NEAT Periodic (short) 5.5 51.69770 8.60976 13.87742 0.37959 15.35820  
16P/Brooks Periodic (short) 7.5 6.82241 1.76044 3.59710 0.51060 3.05430  
173P/Mueller Periodic (short) 7.5 13.58452 4.20615 5.69321 0.26120 16.49690  
179P/Jedicke Periodic (short) 2.5 14.50718 4.13480 5.94817 0.30486 19.88310  
186P/Garradd Periodic (short) 7.5 11.17751 4.38917 4.99909 0.12201 28.43640  
19P/Borrelly Periodic (short) 4.5 6.82012 1.34343 3.59630 0.62644 30.47430  
1P/Halley Periodic (short) 5.5 75.46033 0.58603 17.85694 0.96718 162.32970  
22P/Kopff Periodic (short) 3 6.39515 1.55686 3.44531 0.54812 4.73770  
23P/Brorsen-Metcalf Periodic (short) 7.8 69.87476 0.49050 16.96451 0.97109 19.33030  
24P/Schaumasse Periodic (short) 6.5 8.25251 1.20633 4.08368 0.70460 11.73460  
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann Periodic (short) 4 14.76979 5.76644 6.01974 0.04208 9.37300  
31P/Schwassmann-Wachmann Periodic (short) 5 8.75248 3.42493 4.24700 0.19356 4.54600  
32P/Comas Sola Periodic (short) 6.5 9.55607 2.00113 4.50313 0.55561 9.96760  
38P/Stephan-Oterma Periodic (short) 3.5 37.89214 1.58812 11.28134 0.85923 18.35330  
39P/Oterma Periodic (short) 5 20.21159 5.76707 7.41984 0.22275 1.55430  
40P/Vaisala Periodic (short) 5.5 10.99852 1.82269 4.94558 0.63145 11.48560  
47P/Ashbrook-Jackson Periodic (short) 1 8.38412 2.81820 4.12699 0.31713 13.02980  
53P/Van Biesbroeck Periodic (short) 7.7 12.61016 2.42701 5.41762 0.55202 6.60750  
59P/Kearns-Kwee Periodic (short) 7 9.52973 2.35841 4.49485 0.47531 9.33980  
61P/Shajn-Schaldach Periodic (short) 6 7.06429 2.11688 3.68163 0.42502 6.00440  
65P/Gunn Periodic (short) 5 7.64293 2.91004 3.88002 0.24999 9.18520  
6P/d'Arrest Periodic (short) 7.5 6.55049 1.35994 3.50088 0.61154 19.48830  
74P/Smirnova-Chernykh Periodic (short) 5 8.47517 3.53650 4.15681 0.14923 6.65390  
77P/Longmore Periodic (short) 7 6.87817 2.33845 3.61668 0.35343 24.34610  
78P/Gehrels Periodic (short) 5.5 7.22864 2.01401 3.73851 0.46128 6.24890  
81P/Wild Periodic (short) 7 6.40268 1.59242 3.44801 0.53816 3.23890  
82P/Gehrels Periodic (short) 5 8.43340 3.63418 4.14314 0.12285 1.12800  
87P/Bus Periodic (short) 7.2 6.38209 2.10050 3.44062 0.38950 2.60230  
91P/Russell Periodic (short) 7.5 7.68767 2.60843 3.89515 0.33034 14.08930  
95P/Chiron Periodic (short) 6.3 50.42720 8.43250 13.64911 0.38219 6.94990  
97P/Metcalf-Brewington Periodic (short) 5.5 10.51499 2.60514 4.79955 0.45721 17.85750  
99P/Kowal Periodic (short) 4.5 15.15657 4.70922 6.12438 0.23107 4.33890  
9P/Tempel Periodic (short) 5.5 5.58134 1.54274 3.14645 0.50969 10.47430  
C/1995 O1 (Hale-Bopp) Non-periodic -2 - 0.93772 - 0.99490 89.19150  
C/2005 L3 (McNaught) Non-periodic 4 - 5.60250 - 0.99782 139.49840  
C/2006 K4 (NEAT) Non-periodic 6 - 3.19709 - 0.99690 111.39480  
C/2006 OF2 (Broughton) Non-periodic 5.5 - 2.45788 - 1.00188 30.11610  
C/2006 Q1 (McNaught) Non-periodic 5 - 2.76722 - 0.99881 59.15460  
C/2006 S3 (LONEOS) Non-periodic 2 - 5.14041 - 0.99971 166.02170  
C/2006 W3 (Christensen) Non-periodic 5 - 3.10551 - 0.99926 127.07740  
C/2007 B2 (Skiff) Non-periodic 6 - 2.96590 - 0.99539 27.59830  
C/2007 D1 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 3.5 - 8.82485 - 0.99664 41.49000  
C/2007 G1 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 5.5 - 2.64629 - 0.99942 88.58460  
C/2007 M1 (McNaught) Non-periodic 6 - 7.47171 - 0.99339 139.70900  
C/2007 N3 (Lulin) Non-periodic 6.5 - 1.23018 - 0.99916 178.37690  
C/2007 Q3 (Siding Spring) Non-periodic 4.5 - 2.26621 - 1.00060 65.65020  
C/2007 S2 (Lemmon) Non-periodic (short) 6.5 44.53329 5.57462 - 0.55629 16.85780  
C/2007 VO53 (Spacewatch) Non-periodic 7 - 4.85460 - 1.00073 86.86800  
C/2008 A1 (McNaught) Non-periodic 6.5 - 1.06360 - 0.99963 82.79700  
C/2008 E1 (Catalina) Non-periodic (short) 7 35.56915 4.87299 - 0.54944 34.81940  
C/2008 E3 (Garradd) Non-periodic 6 - 5.52866 - 0.99524 105.18110  
C/2008 FK75 (Lemmon-Siding Spring) Non-periodic 5 - 4.50118 - 1.00054 61.30530  
C/2008 P1 (Garradd) Non-periodic 7 - 3.88985 - 0.99877 64.26890  
C/2008 S3 (Boattini) Non-periodic 4 - 8.00431 - 1.00232 162.69350  
C/2008 T2 (Cardinal) Non-periodic 6 - 1.20263 - 1.00021 56.22810  
C/2009 F2 (McNaught) Non-periodic 6 - 5.88715 - 0.98366 59.33520  
C/2009 F4 (McNaught) Non-periodic 3 - 5.45167 - 0.99963 79.45430  
C/2009 F6 (Yi-SWAN) Non-periodic 6 - 1.28895 - 0.99742 85.67460  
C/2009 K5 (McNaught) Non-periodic 7.5 - 1.42758 - 0.99928 104.21950  
C/2009 P1 (Garradd) Non-periodic 4 - 1.56077 - 0.99980 106.23780  
C/2009 P2 (Boattini) Non-periodic 6 - 6.52893 - 1.00037 163.41490  
C/2009 S3 (Lemmon) Non-periodic 6.5 - 6.46561 - 0.99896 60.45580  
C/2009 T1 (McNaught) Non-periodic 6.5 - 6.22557 - 0.99428 90.04160  
C/2009 U5 (Grauer) Non-periodic 7 - 6.12679 - 1.00431 25.44630  
C/2009 W2 (Boattini) Non-periodic 7 - 6.91184 - 0.99935 164.50720  
C/2010 B1 (Cardinal) Non-periodic 7.5 - 2.94496 - 1.00002 101.81510  
C/2010 D4 (WISE) Non-periodic 6.5 491.42132 7.15170 - 0.88516 105.76860  
C/2010 L3 (Catalina) Non-periodic 4.5 - 9.89831 - 1.00042 102.49540  
C/2010 R1 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 6 - 5.63893 - 0.99930 156.93370  
C/2010 S1 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 3.5 - 5.89447 - 1.00114 125.30800  
C/2010 U3 (Boattini) Non-periodic 1 - 8.44564 - 1.00042 55.51250  
C/2011 F1 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 5 - 1.81391 - 0.99929 56.73090  
C/2011 J2 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 5.5 - 3.44017 - 1.00170 122.77780  
C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch) Non-periodic 4.5 238.33224 4.88245 - 0.87299 18.98480  
C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 5.5 - 0.30172 - 0.99995 83.89660  
C/2011 O1 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 7 - 3.88867 - 0.99454 76.60230  
C/2011 R1 (McNaught) Non-periodic 6.5 - 2.08668 - 0.99979 116.16000  
C/2012 A1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6 - 7.60357 - 1.00231 120.93280  
C/2012 C1 (McNaught) Non-periodic 7.5 - 4.83459 - 0.99806 96.21550  
C/2012 E1 (Hill) Non-periodic 6.5 - 7.51001 - 0.99308 122.59270  
C/2012 F3 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6.5 - 3.45713 - 1.00318 11.35210  
C/2012 K1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 5.6 - 1.05295 - 1.00051 142.37410  
C/2012 K8 (Lemmon) Non-periodic 6 - 6.46677 - 0.99919 106.13010  
C/2012 LP26 (Palomar) Non-periodic 6.5 - 6.53556 - 1.00100 25.37160  
C/2012 Q1 (Kowalski) Non-periodic (short) 4 132.67229 9.46677 - 0.63607 45.22500  
C/2012 U1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7.5 - 5.27283 - 0.99728 56.35040  
C/2012 X1 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 4.8 - 1.59690 - 0.99012 44.35510  
C/2013 C2 (Tenagra) Non-periodic (short) 4 64.37083 9.13624 - 0.43117 21.33780  
C/2013 E1 (McNaught) Non-periodic 5.5 - 7.79852 - 1.00008 158.73010  
C/2013 F2 (Catalina) Non-periodic 7 - 6.23220 - 0.99349 61.78850  
C/2013 G7 (McNaught) Non-periodic 7.5 - 4.68278 - 0.99780 105.11440  
C/2013 G9 (Tenagra) Non-periodic 7 - 5.34270 - 1.00016 146.25340  
C/2013 H2 (Boattini) Non-periodic 6.5 - 7.50570 - 0.99874 128.39060  
C/2013 P3 (Palomar) Non-periodic 5.5 - 8.64212 - 1.00041 93.91240  
C/2013 P4 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic (short) 7.5 56.25452 5.96172 - 0.59393 4.27000  
C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy) Non-periodic 7 - 0.81383 - 0.99839 63.89230  
C/2013 TW5 (Spacewatch) Non-periodic 7.5 - 5.83726 - 0.97955 31.40520  
C/2013 U2 (Holvorcem) Non-periodic 7.5 - 5.14324 - 0.99139 43.22500  
C/2013 US10 (Catalina) Non-periodic 4.4 - 0.82412 - 1.00037 148.87430  
C/2013 V2 (Borisov) Non-periodic 7 - 3.51147 - 1.00229 37.84390  
C/2013 V4 (Catalina) Non-periodic 6 - 5.18593 - 1.00116 67.85930  
C/2014 A4 (SONEAR) Non-periodic 6 - 4.17808 - 1.00039 121.36790  
C/2014 B1 (Schwartz) Non-periodic 4 - 9.55659 - 1.00365 28.37290  
C/2014 E2 (Jacques) Non-periodic 7.1 - 0.66179 - 0.99907 156.33580  
C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) Non-periodic (short) 6 65.59923 5.73023 - 0.64770 6.48130  
C/2014 M2 (Christensen) Non-periodic 6 - 6.90879 - 0.99508 32.40180  
C/2014 N3 (NEOWISE) Non-periodic 7 - 3.87903 - 0.99816 61.64330  
C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) Non-periodic 2.7 - 1.29176 - 0.99752 80.25640  
C/2014 Q3 (Borisov) Non-periodic (short) -0.5 149.67740 1.64828 - 0.94153 89.88920  
C/2014 R1 (Borisov) Non-periodic 6.5 - 1.34844 - 0.99264 9.92200  
C/2014 R3 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6.5 - 7.27613 - 0.99920 90.84390  
C/2014 S1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7 - 8.13330 - 1.00356 123.79730  
C/2014 W2 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7.5 - 2.67092 - 0.99783 82.01400  
C/2015 D3 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 5.5 - 8.15027 - 1.00244 128.51290  
C/2015 H2 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7.5 - 4.96740 - 1.00402 33.70280  
C/2015 O1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6.5 - 3.72962 - 1.00008 127.21000  
C/2015 T5 (Sheppard-Tholen) Non-periodic (short) 7.5 147.60091 9.33686 - 0.66569 11.04610  
C/2015 V1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6.5 - 4.26682 - 1.00057 139.22980  
C/2015 V2 (Johnson) Non-periodic 5 - 1.63698 - 1.00167 49.87740  
C/2015 X5 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7.5 - 6.80180 - 1.00317 124.28760  
C/2015 XY1 (Lemmon) Non-periodic 5.5 - 7.92789 - 1.00357 148.84250  
C/2016 A1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6 - 5.32781 - 1.00195 121.18450  
C/2016 C1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 5.5 - 8.46331 - 1.00501 56.17780  
C/2016 E1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6.5 - 8.17694 - 1.00301 131.89220  
C/2016 M1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 5 - 2.21054 - 0.99897 90.99350  
C/2016 N6 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7 - 2.66924 - 0.99858 105.83010  
C/2016 Q2 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6 - 7.08706 - 0.99916 109.42350  
C/2016 Q4 (Kowalski) Non-periodic (short) 7 68.88858 7.08599 - 0.57833 7.25650  
C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7 - 2.60232 - 0.99651 58.22060  
C/2016 X1 (Lemmon) Non-periodic 6 - 7.54028 - 1.00454 26.44220  
C/2017 B3 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 6 - 3.92285 - 1.00235 54.19140  
C/2017 E3 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6.5 - 5.91584 - 1.00718 70.69120  
C/2017 F2 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7.5 - 6.92749 - 1.00445 42.50470  
C/2017 K1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7 - 7.27971 - 0.99865 153.99200  
C/2017 K2 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 1.5 - 1.81018 - 1.00036 87.55180  
C/2017 K5 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7 - 7.70822 - 0.98776 82.19660  
C/2017 M4 (ATLAS) Non-periodic 6 - 3.25234 - 1.00116 105.65750  
C/2017 M5 (TOTAS) Non-periodic 6.5 - 5.98982 - 1.00324 15.88520  
C/2017 S7 (Lemmon) Non-periodic 7 - 7.61411 - 1.00223 124.22460  
C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 5 - 1.61527 - 0.99876 57.19660  
P/2004 A1 (LONEOS) Periodic (short) 6.5 22.35157 5.46224 7.93475 0.31161 10.56100  
P/2005 S2 (Skiff) Periodic (short) 7.5 22.70042 6.44781 8.01710 0.19574 3.13610  
P/2010 H2 (Vales) Periodic (short) 6 7.54656 3.09651 3.84734 0.19516 14.26500  
NameCategoryMagnitudePeriod [y]Perihelion [AU]SMA [AU]EccIncl [°]More