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Potentially Bright Comets

159 records found.
17%
NameCategoryMagnitudePeriod [y]Perihelion [AU]SMA [AU]EccIncl [°]More
102P/Shoemaker Periodic (short) 6.5 7.41757 2.05607 3.80337 0.45941 25.96980  
109P/Swift-Tuttle Periodic (short) 4.5 133.28230 0.94537 26.09213 0.96377 113.24470  
10P/Tempel Periodic (short) 5 5.36107 1.41671 3.06311 0.53749 12.03120  
110P/Hartley Periodic (short) 1 6.84890 2.46767 3.60641 0.31575 11.69010  
111P/Helin-Roman-Crockett Periodic (short) 5 8.42299 3.70379 4.13973 0.10531 4.22800  
116P/Wild Periodic (short) 2.5 6.50483 2.18781 3.48459 0.37215 3.60820  
117P/Helin-Roman-Alu Periodic (short) 2.5 8.28014 3.05102 4.09279 0.25454 8.70120  
119P/Parker-Hartley Periodic (short) 3.5 8.73827 2.93293 4.24240 0.30866 5.37640  
121P/Shoemaker-Holt Periodic (short) 6.5 9.84300 3.75167 4.59282 0.18315 20.15820  
122P/de Vico Periodic (short) 7.5 74.21526 0.66126 17.65997 0.96256 84.81310  
123P/West-Hartley Periodic (short) 4 7.58335 2.12668 3.85983 0.44902 15.35960  
126P/IRAS Periodic (short) 6 13.40165 1.72020 5.64200 0.69511 45.77790  
12P/Pons-Brooks Periodic (short) 5 69.88085 0.77500 16.96550 0.95432 74.13720  
135P/Shoemaker-Levy Periodic (short) 7 7.42174 2.67958 3.80480 0.29574 6.06320  
13P/Olbers Periodic (short) 5 67.89348 1.15862 16.64230 0.93038 44.63120  
14P/Wolf Periodic (short) 5.5 8.78773 2.74301 4.25839 0.35586 27.90320  
153P/Ikeya-Zhang Periodic 7 367.36388 0.51191 51.29309 0.99002 27.89240  
154P/Brewington Periodic (short) 2.5 10.53476 1.55933 4.80556 0.67552 17.66780  
166P/NEAT Periodic (short) 5.5 51.72408 8.61373 13.88214 0.37951 15.35860  
16P/Brooks Periodic (short) 7.5 6.72206 1.69037 3.56175 0.52541 3.16860  
173P/Mueller Periodic (short) 7.5 13.58231 4.20486 5.69259 0.26135 16.49760  
179P/Jedicke Periodic (short) 2.5 14.50564 4.13432 5.94775 0.30489 19.88000  
186P/Garradd Periodic (short) 7.5 11.16800 4.38837 4.99626 0.12167 28.45150  
19P/Borrelly Periodic (short) 4.5 6.82476 1.34537 3.59793 0.62607 30.43300  
1P/Halley Periodic (short) 5.5 75.45634 0.58369 17.85631 0.96731 162.32420  
22P/Kopff Periodic (short) 3 6.39554 1.55723 3.44545 0.54803 4.73740  
23P/Brorsen-Metcalf Periodic (short) 7.8 69.87565 0.48913 16.96466 0.97117 19.35530  
24P/Schaumasse Periodic (short) 6.5 8.25370 1.20634 4.08408 0.70462 11.73440  
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann Periodic (short) 4 14.76552 5.76620 6.01857 0.04193 9.37400  
31P/Schwassmann-Wachmann Periodic (short) 5 8.75288 3.42471 4.24713 0.19364 4.54600  
32P/Comas Sola Periodic (short) 6.5 9.55706 2.00116 4.50344 0.55564 9.96900  
38P/Stephan-Oterma Periodic (short) 3.5 37.87377 1.58782 11.27769 0.85921 18.35400  
39P/Oterma Periodic (short) 5 20.21456 5.76657 7.42057 0.22289 1.55100  
40P/Vaisala Periodic (short) 5.5 10.99647 1.82203 4.94497 0.63154 11.48730  
47P/Ashbrook-Jackson Periodic (short) 1 8.38306 2.81822 4.12664 0.31707 13.03030  
53P/Van Biesbroeck Periodic (short) 7.7 12.60737 2.42705 5.41682 0.55194 6.60780  
59P/Kearns-Kwee Periodic (short) 7 9.52840 2.35815 4.49443 0.47532 9.34060  
61P/Shajn-Schaldach Periodic (short) 6 7.06256 2.11565 3.68103 0.42526 6.00530  
65P/Gunn Periodic (short) 5 7.64603 2.91009 3.88107 0.25018 9.18490  
6P/d'Arrest Periodic (short) 7.5 6.55128 1.36032 3.50116 0.61147 19.48630  
74P/Smirnova-Chernykh Periodic (short) 5 8.47461 3.53660 4.15663 0.14917 6.65400  
77P/Longmore Periodic (short) 7 6.87721 2.33814 3.61634 0.35345 24.34630  
78P/Gehrels Periodic (short) 5.5 7.22852 2.01429 3.73847 0.46120 6.24900  
81P/Wild Periodic (short) 7 6.40263 1.59225 3.44800 0.53821 3.23890  
82P/Gehrels Periodic (short) 5 8.43466 3.63412 4.14355 0.12295 1.12780  
87P/Bus Periodic (short) 7.2 6.38236 2.10057 3.44072 0.38950 2.60230  
91P/Russell Periodic (short) 7.5 7.68885 2.60911 3.89555 0.33023 14.08810  
95P/Chiron Periodic (short) 6.3 50.41046 8.42772 13.64609 0.38241 6.94960  
97P/Metcalf-Brewington Periodic (short) 5.5 10.51595 2.60621 4.79984 0.45702 17.85950  
99P/Kowal Periodic (short) 4.5 15.16045 4.71024 6.12542 0.23104 4.33910  
9P/Tempel Periodic (short) 5.5 5.58058 1.54267 3.14616 0.50967 10.47400  
C/1995 O1 (Hale-Bopp) Non-periodic -2 - 0.93889 - 0.99491 89.23140  
C/2005 L3 (McNaught) Non-periodic 4 - 5.59930 - 0.99774 139.48540  
C/2006 K4 (NEAT) Non-periodic 6 - 3.19602 - 0.99688 111.36570  
C/2006 OF2 (Broughton) Non-periodic 5.5 - 2.45846 - 1.00197 30.10660  
C/2006 Q1 (McNaught) Non-periodic 5 - 2.76446 - 0.99875 59.15810  
C/2006 S3 (LONEOS) Non-periodic 2 - 5.13821 - 0.99974 166.02190  
C/2006 W3 (Christensen) Non-periodic 5 - 3.10498 - 0.99933 127.07860  
C/2007 B2 (Skiff) Non-periodic 6 - 2.96428 - 0.99529 27.60320  
C/2007 D1 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 3.5 - 8.82117 - 0.99670 41.48870  
C/2007 G1 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 5.5 - 2.64660 - 0.99937 88.56100  
C/2007 M1 (McNaught) Non-periodic 6 - 7.46910 - 0.99349 139.69990  
C/2007 N3 (Lulin) Non-periodic 6.5 - 1.22961 - 0.99911 178.37690  
C/2007 Q3 (Siding Spring) Non-periodic 4.5 - 2.26472 - 1.00059 65.67140  
C/2007 S2 (Lemmon) Non-periodic (short) 6.5 44.53028 5.57159 - 0.55651 16.86090  
C/2007 VO53 (Spacewatch) Non-periodic 7 - 4.85351 - 1.00091 86.87670  
C/2008 A1 (McNaught) Non-periodic 6.5 - 1.06321 - 0.99962 82.75670  
C/2008 E1 (Catalina) Non-periodic (short) 7 35.57207 4.87081 - 0.54967 34.81830  
C/2008 E3 (Garradd) Non-periodic 6 - 5.52743 - 0.99518 105.16320  
C/2008 FK75 (Lemmon-Siding Spring) Non-periodic 5 - 4.50250 - 1.00043 61.30360  
C/2008 P1 (Garradd) Non-periodic 7 - 3.89192 - 0.99890 64.25920  
C/2008 S3 (Boattini) Non-periodic 4 - 8.00592 - 1.00268 162.69480  
C/2008 T2 (Cardinal) Non-periodic 6 - 1.20159 - 1.00020 56.26880  
C/2009 F2 (McNaught) Non-periodic 6 - 5.88375 - 0.98358 59.33520  
C/2009 F4 (McNaught) Non-periodic 3 - 5.45251 - 0.99949 79.44910  
C/2009 F6 (Yi-SWAN) Non-periodic 6 - 1.28979 - 0.99744 85.68350  
C/2009 K5 (McNaught) Non-periodic 7.5 - 1.42812 - 0.99925 104.19670  
C/2009 P1 (Garradd) Non-periodic 4 - 1.55995 - 0.99980 106.22170  
C/2009 P2 (Boattini) Non-periodic 6 - 6.52953 - 1.00070 163.41750  
C/2009 S3 (Lemmon) Non-periodic 6.5 - 6.46783 - 0.99899 60.45400  
C/2009 T1 (McNaught) Non-periodic 6.5 - 6.22776 - 0.99420 90.03610  
C/2009 U5 (Grauer) Non-periodic 7 - 6.12437 - 1.00443 25.45020  
C/2009 W2 (Boattini) Non-periodic 7 - 6.91480 - 0.99940 164.50810  
C/2010 B1 (Cardinal) Non-periodic 7.5 - 2.94555 - 1.00010 101.83470  
C/2010 D4 (WISE) Non-periodic 6.5 490.41946 7.15006 - 0.88503 105.75760  
C/2010 L3 (Catalina) Non-periodic 4.5 - 9.89589 - 1.00066 102.49650  
C/2010 R1 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 6 - 5.63668 - 0.99921 156.93070  
C/2010 S1 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 3.5 - 5.89455 - 1.00149 125.31310  
C/2010 U3 (Boattini) Non-periodic 1 - 8.44580 - 1.00083 55.51210  
C/2011 F1 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 5 - 1.81409 - 0.99924 56.71660  
C/2011 J2 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 5.5 - 3.44108 - 1.00170 122.78600  
C/2011 KP36 (Spacewatch) Non-periodic 4.5 238.21433 4.88276 - 0.87294 18.98550  
C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 5.5 - 0.30202 - 0.99997 83.92150  
C/2011 O1 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 7 - 3.88901 - 0.99447 76.58920  
C/2011 R1 (McNaught) Non-periodic 6.5 - 2.08503 - 0.99979 116.16020  
C/2012 A1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6 - 7.60435 - 1.00233 120.93160  
C/2012 C1 (McNaught) Non-periodic 7.5 - 4.83472 - 0.99815 96.22590  
C/2012 E1 (Hill) Non-periodic 6.5 - 7.50824 - 0.99301 122.58510  
C/2012 F3 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6.5 - 3.45690 - 1.00301 11.35330  
C/2012 K1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 5.6 - 1.05354 - 1.00051 142.38710  
C/2012 K8 (Lemmon) Non-periodic 6 - 6.46618 - 0.99929 106.12440  
C/2012 LP26 (Palomar) Non-periodic 6.5 - 6.53553 - 1.00073 25.37390  
C/2012 Q1 (Kowalski) Non-periodic (short) 4 132.61567 9.46815 - 0.63591 45.22830  
C/2012 U1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7.5 - 5.27165 - 0.99766 56.35000  
C/2012 X1 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 4.8 - 1.59671 - 0.99008 44.35540  
C/2013 C2 (Tenagra) Non-periodic (short) 4 64.39747 9.13466 - 0.43143 21.33680  
C/2013 E1 (McNaught) Non-periodic 5.5 - 7.79714 - 0.99980 158.72660  
C/2013 F2 (Catalina) Non-periodic 7 - 6.23135 - 0.99375 61.78360  
C/2013 G7 (McNaught) Non-periodic 7.5 - 4.68193 - 0.99759 105.11250  
C/2013 G9 (Tenagra) Non-periodic 7 - 5.34176 - 0.99997 146.25330  
C/2013 H2 (Boattini) Non-periodic 6.5 - 7.50433 - 0.99867 128.38950  
C/2013 P3 (Palomar) Non-periodic 5.5 - 8.64289 - 1.00059 93.91580  
C/2013 P4 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic (short) 7.5 56.28329 5.96287 - 0.59399 4.26940  
C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy) Non-periodic 7 - 0.81332 - 0.99842 63.90690  
C/2013 TW5 (Spacewatch) Non-periodic 7.5 - 5.83619 - 0.97986 31.40510  
C/2013 U2 (Holvorcem) Non-periodic 7.5 - 5.14161 - 0.99192 43.22930  
C/2013 US10 (Catalina) Non-periodic 4.4 - 0.82384 - 1.00033 148.87670  
C/2013 V2 (Borisov) Non-periodic 7 - 3.51075 - 1.00253 37.84810  
C/2013 V4 (Catalina) Non-periodic 6 - 5.18580 - 1.00144 67.85960  
C/2014 A4 (SONEAR) Non-periodic 6 - 4.17866 - 1.00057 121.36790  
C/2014 B1 (Schwartz) Non-periodic 4 - 9.55662 - 1.00397 28.37100  
C/2014 E2 (Jacques) Non-periodic 7.1 - 0.66201 - 0.99911 156.34790  
C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) Non-periodic (short) 6 65.50090 5.73079 - 0.64731 6.48130  
C/2014 M2 (Christensen) Non-periodic 6 - 6.90841 - 0.99478 32.40100  
C/2014 N3 (NEOWISE) Non-periodic 7 - 3.87985 - 0.99831 61.64340  
C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) Non-periodic 2.7 - 1.29147 - 0.99758 80.26530  
C/2014 Q3 (Borisov) Non-periodic (short) -0.5 150.18494 1.64822 - 0.94166 89.89930  
C/2014 R1 (Borisov) Non-periodic 6.5 - 1.34790 - 0.99265 9.92410  
C/2014 R3 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6.5 - 7.27581 - 0.99935 90.84150  
C/2014 S1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7 - 8.13430 - 1.00351 123.80230  
C/2014 W2 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7.5 - 2.67076 - 0.99804 82.00540  
C/2015 D3 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 5.5 - 8.14987 - 1.00227 128.50970  
C/2015 H2 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7.5 - 4.96720 - 1.00381 33.70410  
C/2015 O1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6.5 - 3.72972 - 0.99998 127.20890  
C/2015 T5 (Sheppard-Tholen) Non-periodic (short) 7.5 147.58148 9.33735 - 0.66565 11.04620  
C/2015 V1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6.5 - 4.26674 - 1.00056 139.23060  
C/2015 V2 (Johnson) Non-periodic 5 - 1.63697 - 1.00176 49.87640  
C/2015 X5 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7.5 - 6.80181 - 1.00298 124.28360  
C/2015 XY1 (Lemmon) Non-periodic 5.5 - 7.92780 - 1.00324 148.83970  
C/2016 A1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6 - 5.32786 - 1.00184 121.18210  
C/2016 C1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 5.5 - 8.46220 - 1.00521 56.17880  
C/2016 E1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6.5 - 8.17680 - 1.00311 131.89150  
C/2016 M1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 5 - 2.21071 - 0.99886 90.99420  
C/2016 N6 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7 - 2.66939 - 0.99846 105.83010  
C/2016 Q2 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6 - 7.08356 - 1.00021 109.43370  
C/2016 Q4 (Kowalski) Non-periodic (short) 7 68.84501 7.08588 - 0.57816 7.25660  
C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7 - 2.60228 - 0.99650 58.21830  
C/2016 X1 (Lemmon) Non-periodic 6 - 7.54028 - 1.00487 26.43990  
C/2017 B3 (LINEAR) Non-periodic 6 - 3.92494 - 1.00236 54.20560  
C/2017 E3 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 6.5 - 5.91533 - 1.00497 70.66560  
C/2017 F2 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7.5 - 6.93056 - 0.99864 42.48430  
C/2017 K1 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7 - 7.25934 - 1.00000 153.98920  
C/2017 K2 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 1.5 - 1.80537 - 0.99043 87.53880  
C/2017 K5 (PANSTARRS) Non-periodic 7 - 7.62425 - 1.00000 81.81360  
C/2017 M4 (ATLAS) Non-periodic 6 - 3.24692 - 1.00628 105.66180  
C/2017 M5 (TOTAS) Non-periodic 6.5 - 5.99838 - 1.00000 16.27990  
P/2004 A1 (LONEOS) Periodic (short) 6.5 22.34604 5.45945 7.93344 0.31184 10.56260  
P/2005 S2 (Skiff) Periodic (short) 7.5 22.70113 6.44795 8.01726 0.19574 3.13640  
P/2010 H2 (Vales) Periodic (short) 6 7.53896 3.09645 3.84475 0.19463 14.26230  
NameCategoryMagnitudePeriod [y]Perihelion [AU]SMA [AU]EccIncl [°]More