Cometcountdown

Numbered periodic comet catalogue

Name Period (years) Last Perihelion(s) Next Perihelion Perihelion Eccentricity Discovered
115P/Maury 8.79 a 3211.205 d 29 July 2020 2.0396989 AU 0.52116457 16 August 1985
34D/Gale - Comet Gale 10.99 Lost 1.18 AU 0.76 7 June, 1927
182P/LONEOS(needs info)
67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko 6.44 yr 1.2432 AU (185,980,000 km) 0.64102 20 September 1969
19P/Borrelly - Comet Borrelly 6.8 1.35 AU 0.624
83D/Russell 1 6.13 yr Lost 16 June 1979
208P/McMillan
133P/7968 Elst-Pizarro 5.62 yr (2051.7 d) 2.6524 AU (396.79 Gm) (q) 0.16062 (e) 24 July 1979 (1979 OW7)  and 14 July 1996 (1996 N2)
238P/Read 5.63 yr 2.3647 AU (q) 0.25277 24 October 2005
9P/Tempel 1

5.52

1st April 2022

1.509

0.517

107P/Wilson-Harrington - Comet Wilson-Harrington (4015) 4.29 yr 15 November 2018 0.98448 AU (147.276 Gm) 0.62698 15 November 1979
108P/Ciffreo 7.2333590935 yrs 16 October 2027 1.7088339087 AU 0.5431154179
156P/Russell-LINEAR(needs info)
110P/Hartley 3 6.8700 yrs 30 October 2021 2.47525587 AU 0.31501408
174P/60558 Echeclus (2000 EC98) 34.90 yr (12749 d) 5.8168 AU (870.18 Gm) 0.45537 3 March 2000
95P/Chiron - 2060 Chiron (1977 UB) 50.36 yr (18394 d) 8.4181 AU (1.25933 Tm) (q) 0.38271 (e) 18 October 1977
43P/Wolf-Harrington 6.14 yr 1 July 2010 - 17 March 2004 - 19 August 2016 1.356 AU (q) 0.5952 22 December 1924
91P/Russell 3 7.663 a 1 March 2013 - 26 June 2005 9 November 2020 2.602 AU 0.3306 14 June 1983
50P/Aren 8.27 a 1 November 2007 - 8 Febuary 2016 1.9237 AU 0.52947 4 October 1951
168P/Hergenrother 6.923 a 1 October 2012
2 November 2005
5 August 2019 1.426 AU 0.6075 22 November 1998
102P/Shoemaker 1 7.231 a 1 September 2013 - 6 June 2006 22 January 2019 1.974 AU 0.4722 27 September 1984
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 14.65 10 July, 2004 7 March, 2019 5.722 AU 0.0441 15 November, 1927
80P/Peters-Hartley 8.12 a 10 Nov 2014 8 December 2022 1.6127 AU 0.599 26 June 1846
109P/Swift-Tuttle 133.28 yr 11 December 1992 12 July 2126 0.9595 AU 0.9632 16 July 1862
37P/Forbes 6.349 11 December, 2011 - 1 August, 2005 3 May, 2018 1.572 AU 0.5414 1 August, 1929
157P/Tritton 6.433 a 11 February 2010
13 June 2016
1.415 AU 0.5909 11 February 1978
129P/Shoemaker-Levy 3 7.237 a 11 February 2014 - 5 June 2005 30 November 2022 2.807 AU 0.2497 7 February 1991
21P/Giacobini-Zinner 6.621 11 February, 2012 - 2 July, 2005 10 September 2018 1.038 AU 0.7056 20 December, 1900
72D/Denning-Fujikawa 9.02 yr 11 July 2014 - 20 June 2005 15 June 2023 0.7842 AU (q) 0.8191 4 October 1881
138P/Shoemaker-Levy 7 6.91 a 11 June 2012
19 July 2005
2 May 2019 1.707 AU 0.5294 13 November 1991
23P/Brorsen-Metcalf 70.52 11 September, 1989 8 June, 2059 0.478 AU 0.972 20 July, 1847
16P/Brooks 2 - Comet Brooks 2 6.14 12 April, 2008 - 7 June, 2014 10 April 2018 1.466611 AU 0.562689 7 July 1889
82P/Gehrels 3 8.43 a 12 January 2010 28 June 2018 3.6333 AU 0.12284 27 October 1975
78P/Gehrels 2 7.22 yr 12 January 2012 - 27 October 2004 2 April 2019 2.009 AU 0.4622 29 September 1973
143P/Kowal-Mrkos 8.935 a 12 June 2009 7 May 2018 2.538 AU 0.4106 23 April 1984
41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak 5.419 12 November 2011 (not observed) - 11 June 2006 13 April 2017 1.048 AU 0.6604 3 May 1858
172P/Yeung 6.587 a 12 October 2008 13 March 2017 2.241 AU 0.3621 21 January 2002
128P/Shoemaker-Holt 1 -A 9.579 a 13 June 2007 10January 2017 3.068 AU 0.3197 18 October 1987
128P/Shoemaker–Holt 1 -B 9.579 a 13 June 2007 10 January 2017 3.068 AU 0.3197 18 October 1987
25D/Neujmin 2 5.43 13 March 2014 (unobserved) Lost 1.338 AU 0.567 24 February 1916
60P/Tsuchinshan 2 6.785 a 13 May 2012 - 24 December 2005 11 December 2018 1.618 AU 0.5387 11 January 1965
114P/Wiseman-Skiff 6.677 129 8393 a 13 May 2013 - 13 September 2006 14 January 2020 1.574858 AU 0.555581 28 December 1986
56P/Slaughter-Burnham 11.54 a 14 January 2005 - 18 July 2016 2.535 AU 0.5036 27 January 1959
255P/Levy 5.30 yr 14 January 2012
7 October 2006
3 may 2017 1.008 AU (q) 0.6682 2 October 2006
96P/Machholz 1 5.28 yr 14 July 2012 27 October 2017 0.12375 AU 0.95921 12 May 1986
6P/d'Arrest - Comet d'Arrest 6.54 14th August, 2008 - 2nd March, 2015 17th August, 2021 1.353 0.6127 28 June, 1851
167P/CINEOS 65.16 a 15 April 2001 19 March 2066 11.78 AU 0.2723 10 August 2004
71P/Clark 5.521 a 15 December 2011 30 June 2017 1.562 AU 0.4999 9 June 1973
169P/NEAT 4.201 a 15 February 2014
30 November 2009
29 April 2018 0.6054 AU 0.7675 15 March 2002
99P/Kowal 1 15.06 a 15 January 2007 12 February 2022 -12 April 2022 4.719 AU 0.2264 24 April 1977
42P/Neujmin 3 - Neujmin 3 10.71 15 July 2004 - 8 April 2015 14 Febuary 2026 2.014 AU 0.5854 2 August 1929
165P/LINEAR 76.37 a 15 June 2000 14 October 2075 6.852 AU 0.6193 29 January 2000
92P/Sanguin 12 years 15 June 2013 2025 1.82 AU .659521857266038 15 October 1977
40P/Väisälä 1 (Vaisala) 10.58 15 November 2014 12 November 2025 1.7960 AU 0.63291 08 February 1939
85P/Boethin 11.225 a 16 December 2008 (unobserved) 2022 (lost?) 1.1143 AU 0.7777 4 January 1975
125P/Spacewatch 5.53 a - 2020.8 d 16 February 2013 27 August 2018 1.52546421 AU 0.5123385 8 September 1991
276P/Vorobjov 12.50 a 16 January 2013 10 December 2024 3.92386 AU 0.27286 15 October 2012
73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 5.36 yr 16 October 2011 - 6 June 2006 16 March 2017 0.9426 AU 0.6923 2 May 1930
89P/Russell 2 7.26 yr 17 August 2009 - 14 December 2016 31 December 2026 2.2236 AU 0.4081 28 September 1980
93P/Lovas 1 9.20 yrs 17 December 2007 1 March 2017 1.70 AU 0.6119295988335800018376 5 December 1980
69P/Taylor 6.953 a 17 July 2011 - 30 November 2004 18 March 2019 1.94 AU 0.467 24 November 1915
32P/Comas Solà 8.801 17 October, 2014 - 1 April, 2005 20 April, 2024 1.834 AU 0.5699 5 November, 1926
273P/Pons-Gambart 180 years 18 December 2012 2192 63.047 AU 0.974556 21 June 1827 (first dicovery)
7 November 2012(second discovery)
116P/Wild 4 6.486 a 18 July 2009 - 11 January 2016 2.172 AU 0.3755 21 January 1990
51P/Harrington 7.16 yr 18 June 2008 - 12 August 2015 3 October 2022 1.699 AU (q) 0.5424 14 August 1953
173P/Mueller 5 13.64 a 18 May 2008 16 December 2021 4.213 AU 0.2618 20 November 1993
160P/LINEAR 7.94 a 18 September 2012
12 October 2004
2 December 2019 2.082 AU 0.4768 15 July 2004
170P/Christensen 8.633 a 18 September 2014
26 January 2006
2.93 AU 0.3038 17 June 2005
153P/Ikeya-Zhang 366.5101 yr 18March 2002
29 January 1661
1 September 2362 0.507141 AU 0.990098 7 February 2002
139P/Vaisala-Oterma 9.58 a 19 April 2008 10 December 2017 3.402 AU 0.2458 7 October 1939
30P/Reinmuth 1 7.33 19 April, 2010 - 24 December, 2002 19 August, 2017 1.884 AU 0.5008 22 February, 1928
87P/Bus 6.509 a 19 December 2013 - 7 July 2007 9 May 2020 2.174 AU 0.3764 1981
13P/Olbers 69.5 19 June, 1956 30 June, 2024 1.18 AU 0.93029715 6 March, 1815
49P/Arend-Rigaux 6.72 a 19 October 2011 - 24 February 2005 15 July 2018 1.423 AU 0.6003 5 February 1951
119P/Parker-Hartley 8.888 a 2 April 2014 - 24 May 2005 11 August 2022 3.044 AU 0.2905 2 March 1989
118P/Shoemaker-Levy 4 6.45 yr 2 January 2010 - 16 June 2016 1.984 AU 0.4272 9 February 1991
164P/Christensen 6.931 a 2 June 2011
21 June 2004
31 May 2018 1.651 AU 0.5458 21 December 2004
159P/LONEOS 14.29 a 2 March 2004 22 May 2018 3.651 AU 0.3799 16 October 2003
65P/Gunn 6.803 a 2 March 2010 - 11 May 2003 16 October 2017 2.444 AU 0.3194 17 October 1970
97P/Metcalf-Brewington 10.5 yr 20 August 2011 15 February 2022 2.597 AU 0.4593 10 October 1906
44P/Reinmuth 2 7.1 a 20 February 2001 - 24 March 2015 2.1161 AU 0.42693[ 10 September 1947
68P/Klemola 10.82 a 20 January 2009 9 November 2019 1.755 AU 0.6407 November 1965
33P/Daniel 8.065 20 July, 2008 - 22 August, 2016 2.1572385 AU 0.4635952 7 December, 1909
161P/Hartley-IRAS 21.51 yr 20 June 2005 29 October 2026 1.275 AU 0.8351 4 November 1983
166P/NEAT 51.43 a 20 May 2002 26 November 2053 8.559 AU 0.3811 15 October 2001
61P/Shajn-Schaldach 7.49 yr 2008 - 2015 2.1080 AU 0.4267 18 September 1949 and 20 September 1949
59P/Kearns-Kwee 9.52 yr 2009 16 September 2018 2.3533 AU 0.4761 17 August 1963
58P/Jackson-Neujmin 8.19 yr 2012 2020 1.3683 AU 0.5531 20 September 1936 and 21 September 1936
63P/Wild 1 - Comet Wild 1 13.21 yr 2013 6 July 2026 1.9508 AU 0.6509 26 March 1960
70P/Kojima 7.05 yr 2014 3 November 2021 2.0068 AU 0.4541 27 December 1970
252P/LINEAR 5.33 years (1947 days) 21 March 2016
13 November 2010
0.9961 AU 0.6736 7 April 2000
132P/Helin-Roman-Alu 2 8.283 a 21 May 2014 - 14 February 2006 13 November 2021 1.924 AU 0.53 26 October 1989
2P/Encke - Comet Encke 3.30 21 November 2013, 10 March 2017 25-27 June 2020 0.3302 0.8471 17 January 1786
39P/Oterma 19.49 22 December 2002 11 July 2023 5.471 AU 0.245 8 April 1943
81P/Wild 2 6.408 a 22 February 2010 - 20 July 2016 2020 1.592 AU 0.5384 1978
120P/Mueller 1 8.42 a 22 February 2013 - 30 September 2004 7 May 2021 2.746 AU 0.3364 18 October 1987
90P/Gehrels 1 14.8 yr 22 June 2002 19 June 2017 2.966 AU 0.5088 11 October 1972
57P/duToit-Neujmin-Delporte 6.42 a 22 May 2015 17 October 2021 1.729511 AU 0.499108 18 July 1941
12P/Pons-Brooks 70.85 22 May, 1954 - 25 January, 1884 - 15 September, 1812 - 10 March, 1668 21 April, 2024 0.77366 AU 0.95481 12 July, 1812
136P/Mueller 3 8.574 a 22 October 2007 - 31 May 2016 2.963 AU 0.2927 24 September 1990
147P/Kushida-Muramatsu 7.43 22 September 2008
27 February 2016
2.756415 0.275899 10 December 1993
79P/du Toit-Hartley 5.06 a 23 Aug 2013 13 Sep 2018 1.1233 AU 0.6187 9 April 1945
84P/Giclas 6.965 a 23 July 2013 - 7 August 2006 20 April 2019 1.852 AU 0.4923 8 September 1978
178P/Hug-Bell 7.03 a 23 July 2013
6 July 2006
16 July 2020 1.9337 AU 0.4730 10 December 1999
113P/Spitaler 7.09 a 23 March 2008 - 23 April 2015 2.127 AU 0.423 17 November 1890
130P/McNaught-Hughes 6.65 yr 24 June 2011 - 23 October 2004 - 23 February 1998 21 January 2018 2.0980 AU (q) 0.40669 30 September 1991
112P/Urata-Niijima 6.67 a 24 June 2013 - 29 October 2006 7 February 2020 1.465 AU 0.586 30 October 1986
101P/Chernykh 13.92 a 25 December 2005 13 January 2020 2.351 AU 0.5938 19 August 1977
223P/Skiff 8.48 25 March 2002, 14 August 2010 27 January 2019 0.4153771 17 September 2002
22P/Kopff 6.40 25 May, 2009 - 25 October, 2015 1.559 AU 0.5433 23 August, 1906
11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR

6.372

26 August, 2014 - 4 May, 2008 (unobserved)

26 November, 2020

1.584 AU

0.54

27 November, 1869

105P/Singer Brewster 6.47 yr 26 February 2012 - 11 September 2005 - 6 April 1999 10 August 2018 2.0502 AU 0.40929 3 May 1986
144P/Kushida 7.60 a 26 January 2009
30 August 2016
1.439 AU 0.627754 8 January 1994
7P/Pons-Winnecke - Comet Pons-Winnecke 6.37 26th September, 2008 - 30th January , 2015 27th May, 2021 1.257 0.634 12th June, 1819 & 9th March, 1858
66P/du Toit 14.78 yr 27 August 2003 19 May 2018 1.2742 AU 0.788 16 May 1944
206P/Barnard-Boattini 6.51 a 27 August 2014
25 October 2008
4 March 2021 1.5647 AU 0.55131 13 October 1892
28P/Neujmin 1 18.17 27 December, 2002 11 March, 2021 1.551 AU 0.7755 3 September, 1913
15P/Finlay - Comet Finlay 6.51 27 December, 2014 - 22 June, 2008 13 July, 2021 0.976 AU 0.7202 September 26, 1886
14P/Wolf - Comet Wolf 8.74 27 February, 2009 1 December, 2017 2.72 AU 0.407 17 September, 1884
117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 8.24 a 27 March 2014 - 19 December 2005 7 July 2022 3.037 AU 0.2556 2 October 1989
17P/Holmes - Comet Holmes 6.882994 27 March, 2014 - 4 May, 2007 19 February, 2021 2.053218 AU 0.432564 6 November, 1892
8P/Tuttle - Comet Tuttle 13.6 27th January, 2008 27th August, 2021 1.027132 0.819856 5th January, 1858
177P/Barnard 118.83 yr 28 August 2006 13 April 2127 1.1077 AU 0.95416 24 June 1889
289P/Blanpain 5.18 yr 28 August 2014
30 April 2009
20 December 2019 0.891 AU 0.702 November 1819
28 November 2003
55P/Tempel-Tuttle 33.2226 a 28 February 1998 20 May 2031 0.9766 AU 0.9055 19 December 1865
246P/NEAT 8.06 yr 28 January 2013
4 January 2005
22 February 2021 2.867 AU (q) 0.2865 28 March 2004
54P/de Vico-Swift-NEAT 7.313 a 28 November 2009 15 April 2017 2.14 AU 0.43 23 August 1844
103P/Hartley 2 6.46 years 28 October 2010 20 April 2017 1.05 AU (q) 0.694 15 March 1986
45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakovakova 5.25 yr 28 September 2011 - 29 June 2006 - 29 March 2001 - 25 December 1995 31 Dec 2016 0.5296 AU 0.8246 3 December 1948
94P/Russell 4 6.60 yr 29 March 2010 -29 August 2003 - 27 October 2016 2.240 AU (q) 0.3630 7 March 1984
4P/Faye - Comet Faye 7.55 29 May, 2014 - 15 November, 2006 8th September, 2021 1.666 0.5666 November 23, 1843
48P/Johnson 6.963 a 29 September 2011 - 11 October 2004 12 August 2018 2.309 AU 0.3667 25 August 1949
31P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 2 8.705 29 September, 2010 - 18 January, 2002 6 July 2019 3.416 AU 0.1928 17 January, 1929
86P/Wild 3 6.84 yr 3 April 2015 2022 2.2635 AU 0.3719 April 1980
27P/Crommelin 27.9 3 August, 2011 - 20 February, 1984 27 May, 2039 0.748 AU 0.919 23 February, 1818
20D/Westphal 61.87 3 January, 1976 (unobserved) 4 May, 2038 (Currently lost) 1.2540 AU 0.9198 24 July, 1852
171P/Spahr 6.70 a 30 April 2012
3 September 2005
13 January 2019 1.764 AU 0.5033 16 November 1998
36P/Whipple 8.501 30 December, 2011 - 6 July, 2003 31 May 2020 3.089 AU 0.2583 15 October, 1933
111P/Helin–Roman–Crockett 8.122 a 30 January 2013 - 27 December 2004 15 June 2021 3.474 AU 0.1402 5 January 1989
74P/Smirnova-Chernykh 8.53 yr 30 July 2009 26 January 2018 3.557 AU 0.1485 4 March 1975
62P/Tsuchinshan 1 6.63 yr 30 June 2011 (unobserved) 16 November 2017 1.489 AU (q) 0.5780 1 January 1965
176P/118401 LINEAR (1999 RE70) 5.714 a 30 June 2011
18 October 2005
12 March 2017 2.5811186 AU 0.1924908 7 September 1999
163P/NEAT 7.30 yr 31 January 2005
12 April 2012
5 August 2019 2.056 AU (q) 0.4535 5 November 2004
47P/Ashbrook-Jackson 8.301 a 31 January 2009 10 June 2017 2.759 AU 0.3269 26 August1948
5D/Brorsen - Comet Brorsen 5.461 31 March, 1879 Lost 0.5898 0.8098 26 February, 1846
104P/Kowal 2 5.89 yr 4 May 2010 - 28 March 2016 9 June 2021 1.179 AU 0.6385 13 January 1979
10P/Tempel 2

5.36

4th July 2010, 14th November 2015

1st Febuary 2021

1.4176

0.53736

4th July, 1873

98P/Takamizawa 7.4 a 5 August 2013 - 6 March 2006 4 January 2021 1.663 AU 0.5621 30 July 1984
100P/Hartley 1 6.31 a 5 December 2009 - 12 April 2016 1.990 AU 0.4172 13 June 1985
38P/Stephan-Oterma 37.72 5 December, 1980 10 November, 2018 1.5744 AU (near Mars) 0.86002 22 January, 1867
271P/van Houten-Lemmon 18.47 yr 5 July 2013
28 April 1995
22 March 2032 4.2494 AU 0.39187 1966
88P/Howell 5.5 a 6 April 2015 2020 1.366 AU 0.5615 29 August 1981
106P/Schuster 7.47 6 January 1978 - 2 June 1985 - 6 September 1992 - 16 December 1999 - 2 April 2017 - 20 July 2014 18 August 2021 1.6275856 0.5740246
26P/Grigg-Skjellerup 5.31 6 July, 2013 - 23 March, 2008 1 October, 2018 1.1168 AU 0.6631 1902 and 1922
209P/LINEAR 5.09 yr 6 May 2014
15 April 2009
12 June 2019 0.9695 AU (q) 0.67258 3 February 2004 (asteroidal) 30 March 2004 (tail)
122P/de Vico 74.35 yr 6 October 1995 14 October 2069 - 21 October 2069 0.659337 AU 0.962709 20 February 1846
18D/Perrine-Mrkos 6.75 7 Apr, 2009 ? (unobserved) 26 Febuary 2017 1.2872 AU 0.6395 9 December, 1896
77P/Longmore 6.835 a 7 July 2009 13 May 2016 2.31 AU 0.3587 10 June 1975
52P/Harrington-Abell 7.538 a 7 March 2014 - 14 August 2006 5 October 2021 1.757 AU 0.5429 22 March 1955
76P/West-Kohoutek-Ikemura 6.48 yr 7 May 2013 26 Oct 2019 1.6012 AU 0.5387 January-March 1975
158P/Kowal-LINEAR 10.27 a 8 July 2002
27 September 2012
12 May 2021 4.592 AU 0.02799 24 July 1979
121P/Shoemaker-Holt 2 8.039 a 8 September 2013 - 1 September 2004 28 June 2023 2.65 AU 0.3396 9 March 1989
35P/Herschel-Rigollet 155 9 August, 1939 13 Febuary, 2092 0.74 AU 0.974 1788-12-21 & 1939-07-28
24P/Schaumasse 8.247 9 August, 2009 (unobserved) 16 November, 2017 1.20 AU 0.705 1 December, 1911
1P/Halley - Halley's Comet 75.315892782197 9 February 1986 28 July 2061 0.5859781115169086 AU 0.9671429084623044
152P/Helin-Lawrence 9.534 a 9 July 2012
22 December 2002
13 January 2022 3.108 AU 0.3087 17 May 1993
46P/Wirtanen 5.44 a 9 July 2013 - 2 February 2008 12 December 2018 1.0587602 AU 0.6578412 17 January 1948
53P/Van Biesbroeck 12.53 a 9 October 2003 - 29 April 2016 2.414 AU 0.5526 1 September 1954
75D/Kohoutek ~7 years July 2014 Lost (March 2021?) 1.8 AU February 1975
64P/Swift-Gehrels 9.23 a June 2009 3 November 2018 1.9508 AU 0.688 17 November 1889 8 February 1973
3D/Biela - Comet Biela 6.619 September 24, 1852 Disintegrated in 1852 0.8606 0.7559 February 27, 1826