Mike's SOHO Comet Hunt

144 Comets Discovered to date

(Listed in order of discovery with most recent at the top)


This page lists all the comets I have discovered, that have been given designations. The list acts as links to other pages with more details and images.


List of confirmed comets

Some of the SOHO numbers may be subject to change (maked with a ?) This list will be updated when the MPEC for the comets are issued.

(The number in brackets next to the discoverer is the number of comets found.)
Name SOHO
No.
Date (T) Discoverer Comet Group IAUC MPEC
C/2005 E3 914 2005 Mar 6.96 M.Oates [144]
Kreutz
8494 2005-E87
C/2003 Y10 717 2003 Dec 26.39 M.Oates [143]
Kreutz
8357 2004-L67
C/2003 F3 592 2003 Mar 21.30 M.Oates [142]
Kreutz
8283 2004-C31
C/2003 B2 582 2003 Jan 19.37 M.Oates [141]
Kreutz
8276 / 8278 2004-B34
C/2002 X16 573 2002 Dec 11.02 X.Leprette & M.Oates [140]
Kreutz
8269 2004-A52
C/1999 M4 531 1999 Jun 24.65 M.Oates [139]
Kreutz
8022 2002-V79
C/2002 T3 528 2002 Oct 9.39 M.Oates [138]
Kreutz
7991 2002-T75
C/2002 S6 521 2002 Sept 21.10 M.Oates [137]
Kreutz
7986 2002-T25
C/2001 X10 491 2001 Dec 15.55 M.Oates [136]
Meyer
7952 2002-O34
C/2001 R7 489 2001 Sept 12.80 M.Oates [135]
Meyer
7952 2002-O34
C/2001 L10 482 2001 June 1.47 M.Oates [134]
Meyer
7952 2002-O34
C/2002 L8 463 2002 May 15.75 M.Oates [133]
Kreutz
7930 2002-M23
C/2001 T7 363 2001 Oct 07.19 M.Oates [132]
Kreutz
7750 2001-V19
C/1996 R4 354 1996 Sept 15.22 M.Oates [131]
Kreutz
7730 2001-T15
C/2001 S2 353 2001 Sept 28.97 M.Oates [130]
Kreutz
7730 2001-T15
C/2001 M11 339 2001 June 27.60 M.Oates [129]
Kreutz
7667 2001-N24
C/2001 M9 337 2001 June 27.06 M.Oates [128]
Kreutz
7655 2001-M55
C/2001 M4 332 2001 June 19.47 M.Oates [127]
Kreutz
7650 2001-M33
C/2001 M2 330 2001 June 17.09 M.Oates [126]
Kreutz
7650 2001-M33
C/1997 K7 329 1997 June 01.24 M.Oates [125]
Kreutz
7646 2001-M06
C/2001 L7 326 2001 June 09.50 M.Oates [124]
Kreutz
7646 2001-M06
C/2001 L6 325 2001 June 09.28 M.Oates [123]
Kreutz
7646 2001-M06
C/2001 L5 324 2001 June 06.27 M.Oates [122]
Kreutz
7646 2001-M06
C/2001 L2 322 2001 June 04.60 M.Oates [121]
Kreutz
7642 2001-L21
C/2001 K6 316 2001 May 23.82 M.Oates [120]
Kreutz
7641 2001-L09
C/2001 K2 314 2001 May 20.25 M.Oates [119]
Kreutz
7631 2001-K19
C/2001 J3 312 2001 May 07.08 M.Oates [118]
Kreutz
7631 2001-J35
C/2001 H1 307 2001 Apr 20.75 M.Oates [117]
Kreutz
7613 2001-H32
C/2001 G3 304 2001 Apr 11.14 M.Oates [116]
Kreutz
7613 2001-G34
C/1998 V7 302 1998 Nov 07.56 M.Oates [115]
Kreutz
7612 2001-G34
C/2001 E1 298 2001 Mar 15.66 M.Oates [114]
Meyer
7613 2001-F52
C/2001 C5 297 2001 Feb 13.29 M.Oates [113]
Other
7585
2001-D07
C/2001 C4 295 2001 Feb 08.44 M.Oates [112]
Kreutz
7582 2001-C23
C/2001 C3 293 2001 Feb 04.98 M.Oates [111]
Kreutz
7582 2001-C23
C/2001 B3 292 2001 Jan 25.36 M.Oates [110]
Kreutz
7573 2001-B45
C/2000 H3 289 2000 Apr 17.66 M.Oates [109]
Kreutz
7572 2001-B21
C/2000 J7 288 2000 May 04.74 M.Oates [108]
Kreutz
7572 2001-B12
C/2000 H4 287 2000 Apr 30.92 M.Oates [107]
Kreutz
7572 2001-B21
C/2000 N3 286 2000 Jul 05.08 M.Oates [106]
Kreutz
7572 2001-B12
C/2000 L6 285 2000 Jun 11.60 M.Oates [105]
Kreutz
7572 2001-B12
C/2000 K8 284 2000 May 30.21 M.Oates [104]
Kreutz
7567 2001-B11
C/2000 Y9 280 2000 Dec 25.45 M.Oates [103]
Kreutz
7567 2001-B08
C/2000 X5 269 2000 Dec 07.47 M.Oates [102]
Kreutz
7562 2001-A47
C/1998 X11 262 1998 Dec 09.19 M.Oates [101]
Kreutz
7565 2001-A43
C/2000 W5 259 2000 Nov 27.69 M.Oates [100]
Kreutz
7562 2001-A35
C/1998 X10 251 1998 Dec 14.65 M.Oates [99]
Kreutz
7558 2000-A32
C/1998 X9 250 1998 Dec 14.64 M.Oates [98]
Kreutz
7558 2000-A32
C/2000 W4 249 2000 Nov 20.36 M.Oates [97]
Kreutz
7562 2000-A32
C/2000 W2 248 2000 Nov 16.64 M.Oates [96]
Kreutz
7548 2000-X48
C/1998 X8 246 1998 Dec 12.35 M.Oates [95]
Kreutz
7536 2000-X14
C/1998 X6 245 1998 Dec 10.10 M.Oates [94]
Kreutz
7536 2000-X14
C/1998 X5 244 1998 Dec 9.58 M.Oates [93]
Kreutz
7536 2000-X14
C/1998 X7 243 1998 Dec 10.31 M.Oates [92]
Kreutz
7536 2000-X14
C/1998 X4 242 1998 Dec 8.26 M.Oates [91]
Kreutz
7536 2000-X14
C/1998 X3 238 1998 Dec 05.96 M.Oates [90]
Kreutz
7534 2000-X13
C/2000 V5 236 2000 Nov 11.63 M.Oates [89]
Kreutz
7536 2000-W18
C/1997 V6 232 1997 Nov 9.23 M.Oates [88]
Kreutz
7534 2000-X13
C/1997 V5 231 1997 Nov 8.90 M.Oates [87]
Kreutz
7536 2000-W18
C/1997 V4 230 1997 Nov 3.94 M.Oates [86]
Kreutz
7536 2000-W18
C/1997 V3 229 1997 Nov 2.20 M.Oates [85]
Kreutz
7536 2000-W18
C/1997 U7 227 1997 Oct 28.02 M.Oates [84]
Kreutz
7519 2000-V36
C/1997 U6 226 1997 Oct 27.21 M.Oates [83]
Kreutz
7519 2000-V36
C/1997 U5 225 1997 Oct 27.20 M.Oates [82]
Kreutz
7519 2000-V36
C/1997 U4 224 1997 Oct 22.29 M.Oates [81]
Kreutz
7519 2000-V36
C/1997 U3 223 1997 Oct 20.60 M.Oates [80]
Kreutz
7519 2000-V36
C/1997 U2 222 1997 Oct 17.53 M.Oates [79]
Kreutz
7519 2000-V36
C/1997 T8 220 1997 Oct 9.04 M.Oates [78]
Kreutz
7519 2000-V35
C/1997 T6 218 1997 Oct 2.30 M.Oates [77]
Kreutz
7517 2000-V14
C/1999 V4 217 1999 Nov 15.92 M.Oates [76]
Kreutz
7517 2000-V22
C/1999 V3 216 1999 Nov 15.13 M.Oates [75]
Kreutz
7517 2000-V22
C/1999 V2 215 1999 Nov 8.50 M.Oates [74]
Kreutz
7517 2000-V22
C/2000 U4 214 2000 Oct 25.45 M.Oates [73]
Kreutz
7514 2000-U38
C/1999 U9 213 1999 Oct 30.61 M.Oates [72]
Kreutz
7517 2000-V14
C/1999 U8 212 1999 Oct 29.68 M.Oates [71]
Kreutz
7517 2000-V14
C/1999 U7 211 1999 Oct 27.49 M.Oates [70]
Kreutz
7517 2000-V14
C/2000 U1 208 2000 Oct 21.76 M.Oates [69]
Kreutz
7514 2000-U38
C/1999 U6 207 1999 Oct 18.27 M.Oates [68]
Kreutz
7508 2000-T46
C/1997 G6 200 1997 Apr 11.56 M.Oates [67]
Kreutz
7480 1997-Q06
C/1997 G5 198 1997 Apr 6.17 M.Oates [66]
Kreutz
7480 1997-Q06
C/1997 G4 197 1997 Apr 5.79 M.Oates [65]
Kreutz
7480 1997-Q06
C/1997 G3 196 1997 Apr 4.44 M.Oates [64]
Kreutz
7480 1997-Q06
C/1998 H3 194 1998 Apr 26.87 M.Oates [63]
Kreutz
7480 1998-Q07
C/1998 H4 193 1998 Apr 28.32 M.Oates [62]
Kreutz
7480 1998-Q07
C/1998 G7 188 1998 Apr 7.89 M.Oates [61]
Kreutz
7480 1998-Q07
C/1998 G6 187 1998 Apr 7.15 M.Oates [60]
Kreutz
7480 1998-Q07
C/1998 G5 186 1998 Apr 6.72 M.Oates [59]
Kreutz
7480 1998-Q07
C/1997 K6 183 1997 May 31.54 M.Oates [58]
Kreutz
7485 2000-Q18
C/1997 K3 182 1997 May 26.35 M.Oates [57]
Kreutz
7472 2000-P18
C/1997 K5 181 1997 May 20.6 M.Oates [56]
Kreutz
7485 2000-Q18
C/1997 J4 179 1997 May 10.84 M.Oates [55]
Kreutz
7472 2000-P18
C/1997 J3 178 1997 May 10.75 M.Oates [54]
Kreutz
7472 2000-P18
C/1999 X2 177 1999 Dec 4.23 M.Oates [53]
Kreutz
7459 2000-O10
C/1999 J12 176 1999 May 3.48 M.Oates [52]
Kreutz
7459 2000-O10
C/1999 H7 175 1999 Apr 20.85 M.Oates [51]
Kreutz
7459 2000-O10
C/1999 G5 174 1999 Apr 11.62 M.Oates [50]
Kreutz
7459 2000-O10
C/1999 G4 172 1999 Apr 3.86 M.Oates [49]
Kreutz
7458 2000-O06
C/1999 G3 171 1999 Apr 2.41 M.Oates [48]
Kreutz
7458 2000-O06
C/1999 H6 170 1999 Apr 29.15 M.Oates [47]
Kreutz
7458 2000-O06
C/1999 H5 168 1999 Apr 24.87 M.Oates [46]
Kreutz
7454 2000-N34
C/1999 L8 163 1999 Jun 6.72 M.Oates [45]
Kreutz
7452 2000-N26
C/1998 M10 161 1998 Jun 24.04 M.Oates [44]
Kreutz
7452 2000-N26
C/1998 M9 160 1998 Jun 22.08 M.Oates [43]
Kreutz
7452 2000-N26
C/1998 M8 159 1998 Jun 19.84 M.Oates [42]
Kreutz
7452 2000-N26
C/1999 L6 157 1999 Jun 1.70 M.Oates [41]
Kreutz
7452 2000-N26
C/1999 L7 156 1999 Jun 3.68 M.Oates [40]
Kreutz
7452 2000-N26
C/1998 L9 155 1998 Jun 12.68 M.Oates [39]
Kreutz
7452 2000-N26
C/1998 L8 154 1998 Jun 8.76 M.Oates [38]
Kreutz
7452 2000-N26
C/1998 L7 153 1998 Jun 6.96 M.Oates [37]
Kreutz
7452 2000-N26
C/1998 L2 152 1998 Jun 4.01 M.Oates [36]
Kreutz
7451 2000-N25
C/1998 L6 151 1998 Jun 6.28 M.Oates [35]
Kreutz
7451 2000-N25
C/1998 L5 150 1998 Jun 5.87 M.Oates [34]
Kreutz
7451 2000-N25
C/1998 L4 149 1998 Jun 5.42 M.Oates [33]
Kreutz
7451 2000-N25
C/1998 L3 148 1998 Jun 4.54 M.Oates [32]
Kreutz
7451 2000-N25
C/1998 K17 146 1998 May 31.55 M.Oates [31]
Kreutz
7450 2000-N17
C/1998 K16 145 1998 May 29.81 M.Oates [30]
Kreutz
7450 2000-N17
C/2000 M2 144 2000 Jun 18.67 M.Oates [29]
Kreutz
7450 2000-N17
C/1998 K15 143 1998 May 29.11 M.Oates [28]
Kreutz
7445 2000-M32
C/1998 K14 142 1998 May 26.83 M.Oates [27]
Kreutz
7445 2000-M31
C/1998 K12 140 1998 May 21.40 M.Oates [26]
Kreutz
7445 2000-M29
C/1998 K13 139 1998 May 22.23 M.Oates [25]
Kreutz
7445 2000-M30
C/1999 K15 134 1999 May 29.25 M.Oates [24]
Kreutz
7439 2000-L55
C/1999 K14 133 1999 May 28.46 M.Oates [23]
Kreutz
7439 2000-L54
C/1999 K13 132 1999 May 24.68 M.Oates [22]
Kreutz
7439 2000-L53
C/1999 K12 131 1999 May 23.98 M.Oates [21]
Kreutz
7439 2000-L52
C/2000 L3 130 2000 Jun 10.57 M.Oates [20], X.Leprette, M.Boschat
Kreutz
7439 2000-L58
C/1999 K11 129 1999 May 20.32 M.Oates [19]
Kreutz
7439 2000-L51
C/2000 L1 127 2000 Jun 3.97 M.Oates [18]
Kreutz
7439 2000-L56
C/1999 J9 126 1999 May 9.61 M.Oates [17]
Kreutz
7439 2000-L48
C/1999 J7 125 1999 May 5.79 M.Oates [16]
Kreutz
7439 2000-L46
C/1999 J10 124 1999 May 11.44 M.Oates [15]
Kreutz
7439 2000-L49
C/1999 J11 123 1999 May 14.93 M.Oates [14]
Kreutz
7439 2000-L50
C/1999 J8 122 1999 May 8.13 M.Oates [13]
Kreutz
7439 2000-L47
C/2000 K6 120 2000 May 27.52 M.Oates [12], X.Leprette, M.Boschat
Kreutz
7435 2000-L08
C/2000 K5 119 2000 May 26.41 M.Boschat, M.Oates [11]
Kreutz
7433 2000-K37
C/2000 K4 118 2000 May 23.02 M.Oates [10]
Kreutz
7433 2000-K36
C/2000 J5 117 2000 May 12.16 M.Oates [9]
Kreutz
7433 2000-K34
C/2000 J4 115 2000 May 15.54 M.Oates [8], X.Leprette
Kreutz
7426 2000-K08
C/2000 J2 112 2000 May 8.02 M.Oates [7]
Other
7418 2000-J32
C/2000 H2 111 2000 Apr 30.19 T.Lovejoy, M.Boschat, M.Oates [6], R.Gorelli
Kreutz
7412 2000-J05
C/1999 J6 109 1999 May 11.59 M.Oates [5]
Marsden
7386 2000-F30
C/1999 E2 108 1999 Mar 3.72 M.Oates [4]
Kreutz
7377 2000-E39
C/2000 E1 107 2000 Mar 5.55 M.Meyer, M.Boschat, T.Harincar, M.Oates [3]
Kreutz
7376 2000-E27
C/2000 C5 103 2000 Feb 7.88 M.Oates [2]
Meyer
7364 2000-C53
C/2000 B6 98 2000 Jan 30.21 M.Meyer, T.Lovejoy, M.Oates [1]
Kreutz
7386 2000-C53


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