Bright comets in the sky

Comet discovered in August 2016Comet discovered in September 2016Comets discovered in October 2016

Will Panstarrs's cannibalism of comet's discovery end? It very difficult to stop this great survey; but another survey compete with them, and Kowalski discovered is 15th comets.
In August they discoveried 4 comets: 
P/2016P1, P/2016P2 ,P/2016P4 and C/2016Q2.
The last one C/2016 Q4 took the surname of Kowalski

 

Giuseppe Pappa


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Amateur Gennady Borisov discovered his 6th comets while Alex Gibbs discovered his 29th comet this month.
As every month PANSTARRS discovery a couple also in September. Here the list of comets discovered:

-C/2016R2 PANSTARRS
-C/2016R3 BORISOV
-P/2016R4 GIBBS
-C/2016S1 PANSTARRS

 

Giuseppe Pappa


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In this month I congratulate with Rose Matheny for her first two comets discovered in a couple of days. She is a research astronomer for the Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) and after discoverer and confirming asteroids finally arrive the honor to give a name to a solar object…exactly two!
The first one it was discovered on 6th October while the other one was discovered on 10th October, the two comets were announced on CBET 4328 and CBET 4330.
Finally, as each month the PANSTARRS survey discovered another comet, C/2016T3.

Giuseppe Pappa


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