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29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1
Perihelion: 2004 July 10
Normally extremely faint, it occasionally experiences large outbursts in brightness

C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS)
Perihelion: 2013 March 10
Maximum magnitude about 0

C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy)
Perihelion: 2013 December 25
Maximum magnitude about 5

C/2012 S1 (ISON)
Perihelion: 2013 November 29
Maximum magnitude probably brighter than 0 (still very uncertain)

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