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Sungrazing Comets

The Sungrazers
* Indicates comet visible in broad daylight
Comet Name
Perihelion 
Date
Perihelion
Distance
Maximum 
Magnitude
Observed
1106* (?)1106 Feb. 2 ?????
1668 1668 Mar. 1 ? ?? ??
1689 (?) 1689 Sep. 2 ? ?? ??
1695 (?) 1695 Oct. 23 ? ?? ??
1702 (?) 1702 Feb. 15 ? ?? ??
C/1843 D1
(Great March comet)*
1843 Feb. 27.9 0.0055 ??
C/1880 C1
(Great Southern comet)
1880 Jan. 28.1 0.0055 ??
X/1882 K1 
(Eclipse Comet or "Tewfik")
1882 May 17.5 ?? ??
C/1882 R1 
(Great September comet)*
1882 Sep. 17.7 0.0077 ??
C/1887 B1 
(Great Southern comet)
1887 Jan.11.9 0.0048 ??
C/1945 X1 (du Toit) 1945 Dec. 28.0 0.0075 +7
C/1963 R1 (Pereyra) 1963 Aug. 24.0 0.0051 +2
C/1965 S1 (Ikeya-Seki)* 1965 Oct. 21.2 0.0078 -10
C/1970 K1 
(White-Ortiz-Bolelli)
1970 May 14.5 0.0089 +1

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