Observing

Catch the ‘Rosetta’ comet’s return

1 November 2021 Mark Armstrong

Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, visited by the European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe, is well placed for observation now; indeed, it’s been under constant scrutiny by amateur astronomers since late spring, when it shone feebly at nineteenth-magnitude in the pre-dawn sky from the UK.