2020 comets

Enter Comet S3 Erasmus: A Bright Comet For November

Comet C/2020 S3 Erasmus to end out the cometary cavalcade for 2020.

2 years ago

Tales of Two Fall Comets: 88P Howell and M3 ATLAS

Two more comets worth scouting the sky for into November 2020.

2 years ago

Comet P1 NEOWISE Makes a Brief Late October Appearance

The Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) caught another intriguing object on August 2, 2020 as part of its…

2 years ago

Comet F3 NEOWISE May Perform in July

Watch for comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE at dusk in late July... if it survives perihelion.

2 years ago

Comet U6 Lemmon Brightens in July

Comet U6 Lemmon promises to be a fine binocular object at dusk.

2 years ago

Following Comet Y1 ATLAS: the ‘Lost Comet’ of Spring

Got clear skies? If you’re like us, you’ve been putting the recent pandemic-induced exile to productive use, and got out…

3 years ago

Comet Y4 Atlas in Outburst: First Good Comet for 2020?

Good news: Though we’ve been going through a cometary dry spell as of late, we may have our first good…

3 years ago

Catch Comet T2 PanSTARRS This Spring

Ready for the next great comet? First, the bad news. there is not (as of yet), a good naked eye…

3 years ago

Will Blanpain Perform? Comet Prospects for 2020

next bright comet? You’re not alone. Though we’ve had a steady string of decent binocular comets over the past few…

3 years ago