British Astronomical Association
Comet Section


2018 News

Jan 02  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jan 05  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jan 05  Thomas Bopp, co-discoverer of 1995 O1, died aged 68
Jan 08  Discovery of 2017 AB5 (PanSTARRS) reported
Jan 11  Discovery of 2017 Y3 (Leonard) reported
Jan 11  Discovery of 2018 A1 (PanSTARRS) reported
Jan 17  Recovery of 2013 CU129 as 2018 A2 (P/PanSTARRS) reported
Jan 17  Discovery of 2018 A3 (ATLAS) reported
Jan 17  Discovery of 2018 A4 (P/PanSTARRS) reported
Jan 17  Discovery of 2018 A5 (P/PanSTARRS) reported
Jan 23  Discovery of 2018 A6 (Gibbs) reported
Jan 26  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Feb 05  Zhijian Xu reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Feb 05  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Feb 05  Worachate Boonplod reports a Marsden group comet in real time C2 images
Feb 07  Discovery of 2018 B1 (Lemmon) reported
Feb 07  Zhijian Xu reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Feb 11  Discovery of 2018 C1 (P/Lemmon-Read) reported
Feb 11  Worachate Boonplod reports a Meyer group comet in real time C2 images
Feb 14  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Feb 15  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Feb 17  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Feb 19  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Feb 22  Zhijian Xu reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Feb 24  Worachate Boonplod reports a Meyer group comet in real time C2 images
Feb 25  Szymon Liwo reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Feb 26  We regret to report the death of Mike Hendrie, Director of the comet section from 1977 to 1987
Feb 27  Discovery of 2017 U6 = 2011 WG113 (P/PanSTARRS) reported
Mar 02  Salil Mulye and Worachate Boonplod report a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Mar 04  Discovery of A/2017 U7 reported
Mar 04  Discovery of A/2018 C2 reported
Mar 09  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Mar 12  Szymon Liwo reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Mar 13  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Mar 14  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Mar 14  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Mar 16  Discovery of 2018 E1 (ATLAS) reported
Mar 16  Discovery of 2018 E2 (Barros) reported
Mar 17  Worachate Boonplod reports a Meyer? group comet in real time C3 images
Mar 19  Discovery of 2018 F1 (Grauer) reported
Mar 20  Zhijian Xu reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Mar 21  Recovery of 2005 JN (P/Spacewatch) as 2018 F2 reported
Mar 28  Classification of 2018 C2 changed to comet
Mar 28  Discovery of 2018 F3 (Johnson)reported
Mar 28  Discovery of A/2018 F4 reported
Mar 30  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Mar 31  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Apr 03  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Apr 09  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Apr 15  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Apr 17  2018 F4 re-designated as a comet
Apr 18  Recovery of 2011 CR42 (P/Catalina) as 2018 H1 reported
Apr 18  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Apr 20  2018 EF9 found to show cometary features
Apr 21  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Apr 22  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Apr 22  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Apr 23  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Apr 23  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Apr 26  Discovery of 2018 H2 (P/PanSTARRS) reported
Apr 27  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Apr 30  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
May 03  Rainer Kracht reports a Marsden group comet in real time C2 images
May 04  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
May 06  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
May 07  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
May 07  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
May 08  Szymon Liwo reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
May 10  Worachate Boonplod reports two Kreutz group comets in real time C3 images
May 11  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
May 11  Rainer Kracht reports a non-group comet in delayed C2 images
May 16  Rainer Kracht reports a Kreutz group comet in delayed C2 images
May 17  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
May 19  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
May 21  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
May 21  Rainer Kracht reports a non-group comet in real time C2 images
May 24  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
May 28  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
May 29  Worachate Boonplod reports a Meyer group comet in real time C2 images
May 29  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
May 31  Discovery of 2018 K1 (Weiland) reported
Jun 03  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jun 07  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jun 08  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jun 08  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jun 09  Masanori Uchina reports two Kreutz group comets in real time C2 images
Jun 11  Cometary activity reported in 2018 EN4 (NEOWISE)
Jun 11  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jun 12  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jun 13  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jun 13  Kevin Hills announced as this year's recipient of the BAA Steavenson award
Jun 14  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jun 14  P/NEAT (2005 R1) recovered as 2018 L3
Jun 15  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jun 16  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jun 18  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jun 20  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jun 21  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jun 22  Discovery of 2018 L4 (P/PanSTARRS) reported
Jun 23  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jun 23  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jun 24  Rainer Kracht reports a Marsden group comet in real time C2 images
Jun 24  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jun 25  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jun 26  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jun 27  Masanori Uchina reports two Kreutz group comets in real time C2 images
Jun 30  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jul 01  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jul 01  Discovery of 2018 L5 (P/Leonard) reported
Jul 02  Discovery of 2018 M1 (Catalina) reported
Jul 02  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jul 05  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jul 06  Discovery of 2018 N1 (NEOWISE) reported
Jul 06  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jul 07  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Jul 09  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jul 13  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jul 15  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jul 16  Discovery of 2018 N2 (ASASSN) reported
Jul 18  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jul 22  Rainer Kracht reports a Meyer group comet in real time C2 images
Jul 23  Masanori Uchina reports a Meyer group comet in real time C2 images
Jul 24  Zhijian Xu reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jul 30  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Jul 31  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Aug 01  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Aug 11  Rainer Kracht reports a Marsden group comet in real time C2 images
Aug 11  Worachate Boonplod reports a Marsden group comet in real time C2 images
Aug 12  Masanori Uchina reports a Meyer group comet in real time C2 images
Aug 13  Recovery of 2010 A1 (P/Hill) as 2018 P1 by Erwin Schwab reported
Aug 13  Recovery of 2001 T3 (P/NEAT) as 2018 P2 by Erwin Schwab reported
Aug 13  Cometary activity found in 2018 KJ3
Aug 13  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Aug 17  Discovery of 2018 O1 (ATLAS) reported
Aug 18  Discovery of 2018 P3 (P/PanSTARRS) reported
Aug 18  Discovery of 2018 P4 (P/PanSTARRS) reported
Aug 18  Discovery of 2018 P5 (PanSTARRS) reported
Aug 19  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Aug 24  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Aug 28  Zhijian Xu reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Aug 29  Worachate Boonplod reports three Kreutz group comets in real time C3 images
Sep 01  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Sep 02  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Sep 03  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Sep 05  Zhijian Xu reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Sep 08  Recovery of 2001 R6 (P/LINEAR-SKiff) as 2018 R1 by Erwin Schwab reported
Sep 08  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Sep 12  Zhijian Xu reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Sep 14  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Sep 16  Recovery of 2008 O2 (P/McNaught) as 2018 P6 by Gareth Williams reported
Sep 16  Recovery of 2011 W2 (P/Rinner) as 2018 R2 by J-F Soulier and Krisztian Sarneczky reported
Sep 16  Discovery of 2018 R3 (Lemmon) reported
Sep 16  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Sep 16  Discovery of 2018 R4 (Fuls) reported
Sep 18  Recovery of 2007 V1 (P/Larson) as 2018 S1 by Krisztian Sarneczky and Robert Szakats reported
Sep 18  Discovery of 2018 R5 (Lemmon) reported
Sep 19  Zhijian Xu reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Sep 21  Worachate Boonplod reports two Kreutz group comets in real time C3 images
Sep 22  Worachate Boonplod reports a non-group comet in real time C2 images
Sep 22  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Sep 24  Worachate Boonplod reports a Meyer group comet in real time C2 images
Sep 25  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Sep 26  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Sep 29  Worachate Boonplod reports a Meyer group comet in real time C2 images
Sep 29  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Sep 30  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Oct 02  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Oct 03  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Oct 05  Worachate Boonplod reports two Kreutz group comets in real time C3 images
Oct 06  Recovery of 2006 D1 (P/Hill) as 2018 T1 reported
Oct 07  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Oct 08  Peiyuan Sun reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Oct 08  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Oct 09  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Oct 12  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Oct 13  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Oct 16  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Oct 17  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Oct 19  Worachate Boonplod and Masanori Uchina report a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Oct 21  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Oct 22  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Oct 24  Worachate Boonplod reports two Kreutz group comets in real time C3 images
Oct 25  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Oct 27  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Oct 28  Zheng Cao reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Oct 30  Worachate Boonplod reports two Kreutz group comets in real time C2 images
Oct 30  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Nov 01  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Nov 04  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Nov 05  Worachate Boonplod reports a Marsden group comet in real time C2 images
Nov 06  Worachate Boonplod reports a Marsden group comet in real time C2 images
Nov 06  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Nov 08  Don Machholz makes a visual discovery of a comet 
Nov 08  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Nov 09  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Nov 10  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Nov 11  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Nov 12  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Nov 13  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Nov 17  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Nov 18  Discovery of 2018 VN2 (P/Leonard) reported
Nov 18  Worachate Boonplod reports two Kreutz group comets in real time C3 images
Nov 18  Worachate Boonplod reports a non-group comet in real time C3 images
Nov 19  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Nov 20  Discovery of 2018 U1 (Lemmon) reported
Nov 20  Masanori Uchina reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Nov 22  Hanjie Tan reports two Kreutz group comets in real time C2 images
Nov 22  Hanjie Tan reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C3 images
Nov 24  Hanjie Tan reports two Kreutz group comets in real time C2 images
Nov 26  Hanjie Tan reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Nov 26  Rainer Kracht reports a non-group comet in real time C2 images
Nov 27  Worachate Boonplod reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images
Nov 29  2017 TW13 (P/Lemmon) discovered to be cometary
Nov 29  Hanjie Tan reports a Kreutz group comet in real time C2 images

Published by Jonathan Shanklin. Jon Shanklin - jds@ast.cam.ac.uk