Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann and its bt fragment: 25 Feb. 2017

Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann and bt fragment. 25 Feb. 2017

We managed to follow-up comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann and its recently discovered fragment bt. A nice comet to monitor over the next months. After our images from 16 Feb. 2017, the new fragment (labelled “bt”) of comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann was imaged again, as well as its parent body (C). Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann will reach perihelion next March. The image above comes fromRead More