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Observations statistics for COBS database

Total:
Number of active observers:
(total includes noncontributing observers)
2267 of 2546
Number of active associations:
(total includes noncontributing associations)
12 of 15
Number of active countries:
(total includes noncontributing countries)
68 of 250
Number of observed comets:
(total is number of comets in COBS database)
1181 of 1673
Total number of observations:
230878
- Visual Observations:
201450
- CCD Observations:
29428

Observed comets: (1181)
Total:
Visual:
CCD:
Short-period comets: (314)
80264 67821 12443
One-apparition Short-period comets: (143)
2059 1187 872
Long-period comets: (724)
148555 132442 16113

Most observed comets:
Total:
Visual:
CCD:
15596 15309 287
7209 7209 0
5363 5363 0
5070 5070 0
4758 3272 1486
4702 4449 253
3849 3618 231
3558 3255 303
3291 3148 143
3023 3023 0

Top observers:
Total:
Visual:
CCD:
7008 3452 3556
4902 4902 0
4758 2154 2604
4300 4300 0
3633 3633 0
3581 3581 0
3263 4 3259
3262 3262 0
3176 3176 0
3070 0 3070

Top Associations:
Total:
Visual:
CCD:
79894 74001 5893
43797 36166 7631
39906 34244 5662
21447 19501 1946
18410 10535 7875
10430 10430 0
8950 8950 0
3177 3177 0
1791 1612 179
1556 1548 8

Top Countries:
Total:
Visual:
CCD:
25939 25205 734
25310 23380 1930
23235 15078 8157
21450 13685 7765
18550 15015 3535
16429 16099 330
13748 13731 17
11194 8722 2472
9864 9680 184
8935 8935 0
Year:
Total:
Visual:
CCD:
2017 3595 2127 1468
2016 3215 1668 1547
2015 5182 3354 1828
2014 5765 3510 2255
2013 4734 3287 1447
2012 2513 1865 648
2011 4016 2875 1141
2010 4111 2659 1452
2009 3942 3153 789
2008 4060 3598 462
2007 6115 5264 851
2006 6677 5207 1470
2005 7187 5372 1815
2004 10554 8646 1908
2003 7212 4499 2713
2002 11700 9252 2448
2001 7730 6280 1450
2000 4178 2865 1313
1999 6987 5904 1083
1998 7363 6602 761
1997 12417 11939 478
1996 15924 15898 26
1995 4334 4295 39
1994 7485 7465 20
1993 3148 3133 15
1992 6054 6053 1
1991 3937 3937 0
1990 9704 9704 0
1989 4127 4127 0
1988 3911 3911 0
1987 4906 4906 0
1986 5127 5127 0
1985 5512 5512 0
1984 1805 1805 0
1983 2704 2704 0
1982 2211 2211 0
1981 1886 1886 0
1980 1941 1941 0
1979 176 176 0
1978 520 520 0
1977 1227 1227 0
1976 1053 1053 0
1975 1280 1280 0
1974 1295 1295 0
1973 415 415 0
1972 170 170 0
1971 145 145 0
1970 1746 1746 0
1969 128 128 0
1968 861 861 0
1967 249 249 0
1966 424 424 0
1965 274 274 0
1964 405 405 0
1963 560 560 0
1962 546 546 0
1961 233 233 0
1960 272 272 0
1959 206 206 0
1958 84 84 0
1957 637 637 0
1956 148 148 0
1955 448 448 0
1954 347 347 0
1953 182 182 0
1952 314 314 0
1951 186 186 0
1950 100 100 0
1949 156 156 0
1948 557 557 0
1947 149 149 0
1946 112 112 0
1945 30 30 0
1944 1 1 0
1943 274 274 0
1942 16 16 0
1941 105 105 0
1940 62 62 0
1939 35 35 0
1937 107 107 0
1936 42 42 0
1935 12 12 0
1933 40 40 0
1932 45 45 0
1927 2 2 0
1919 21 21 0
1911 39 39 0
1910 382 382 0
1909 76 76 0
1901 10 10 0
1886 3 3 0
1884 2 2 0