Comet Old Definitive (A) Old Provisional (B) New Designation ( C ) Month Observed Year Observed Max m1 Link
 West 1976 VI 1975 N  C/1975 V1 July 1975 -3.0  
 Stephen-Oterma     38P/ November 1980    
 Tuttle     8P/ November 1980    
Grigg-Skjellerup 1982 IV 1982 A 26P/ ? 1982    
 Austin


April 1982    
 d'Arrest 1982 VII 1982 E 6P/ August 1982    
 IRAS/ARAKI/Alcock     1983 H1 ? 1983 1.7  
 Cernis      C/1983 I September 1983    
 Gacobinni Zinner 1985 XIII 1984 E 21P October 1985  
 Halley's 1986 III 1982 I 1P/1982 UI October 1985 2.4  
 Hartley Good 1985 XVII 1985 L C/1985 R1 October 1985    
 Theile 1985 XIV 1985 M C/1985 T1 October 1985    
 Wilson 1987 VII 1986 L C/1986 P1 August 1986    
 Wild 2     81P/ February 1986    
 Bradfield 1987 XXIX 1987 S C/1987 P1 October 1987    
 Temple II     10P/ June 1988    
 Liller 1988 V 1988 A  C/1988 A1 May 1988    
Levy 1990 XX 1990 C C/1990 K1 ? 1990    
 Austin 1990 V 1989 C1 C/1989 X1 April 1990    
Shoemaker-Levy 1992 XIX 1991 A1 C/1991 T2 ? 1992    
Swift-Tuttle 1992 XXVIII 1992 T 109P/1992 S2 ? 1992    
Borrelly 1994 XXX 1994 L 19P/ ? 1994    
 Hyakutake      C/1996 B2 ? 1996 0.0  
 Hale Bopp     C/1995 O1 April 1997 -0.8  
 Linear     C/2001 A2 May 2000    
Ikeya-Zhang     C/2002 C1 March 2002 4.0  
 Neat      C/2001 Q4 May 2004 2.8  
 Pojmansky      C/2006 A1 ? 2006    
 Schwassman  Wachman 3     73P/ May 2006    
 Schwassman  Wachman B     73P/ May 2006    
 Schwassman  Wachman C     73P/ May 2006    
 Swan     C/2006 M4 October 2006    
 McNaught      C/2006 P1 January 2007 -5.5 Daylight Visible
LINEAR     C/2006 VZ13 July 2007    
Lovejoy       May 2007    
 Tuttle     8P/ November 2007    
 Holmes      C/2007 P1 October 2007 2.4  
 Loneos      C/2007 F1 October 2007    
Boattini     C/2007 W1  May 2008    
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