Comet Stonehouse


Stonehouse is a comet, designated C/1998 H1,[1] discovered by observer Patrick L. Stonehouse of Wolverine, Michigan, USA.

With a maximal brightness of about 10th magnitude in April/May, 1998, Comet Stonehouse was too faint to be seen by the unaided eye, but was a popular object for telescope-equipped comet watchers.[2]


  1. ^ "C/1998 H1 ( Stonehouse )". Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  2. ^ "APOD: May 14, 1998 - Comet Stonehouse". Retrieved 19 April 2018.

External links

  • NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day: Comet Stonehouse (May 14, 1998)