2018 Prospects for Obscure Comet 38P Stephan-Oterma

Comet 38P
An amazing view. The Barnard loop through Orion (right) Comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner (lower left) and Comet 38P Stephan-Oterma (upper left, see enlargement below). Image credit and copyright: Hisayoshi Kato.

Ready for one more? While all eyes are still following Comet 21/P Giacobini-Zinner as it glides through northern hemisphere skies, we’d like to turn your attention towards another icy interloper: periodic Comet 38P Stephan-Oterma. Continue reading “2018 Prospects for Obscure Comet 38P Stephan-Oterma”