NEOWISE Comet Updates: The comet is about 5 km huge and its nucleus is protected with sooty darkish particles leftover from its formation near the start of our solar machine 4.6 billion years ago.
Discovered with the NASA satellite NEOWISE closer to the quit of March, Comet NEOWISE has amazed many through surviving its closest approach to the Sun, brightening dramatically, and growing impressive (blue) ion and (white) dust tails.
NEOWISE Comet Updates: The C/2020 F3 comet aka NEOWISE has caught the eye of the stargazers in India as they may be capable of getting a glimpse of the celestial occasion from July 14 onwards. The comet might be visible to the bare eye for 20 mins each day for 20 days.
On July 14, the comet was visible an hour before the sunrise sky. This will retain in mid-July. However, the comet can be seen in the evening later this month earlier than it starts to vanish away in August. It can be visible best via binoculars and telescopes before disappearing the subsequent month because it enters the outer orbit of our solar device. It might be closest to earth on July 22 as the distance from Earth will be 64 million miles or 103 million kilometers as it crosses the planet’s orbit.
“From July 14, C/2020 F3, a comet observed on March 27, might be genuinely visible inside the north-western sky. It can be seen after sunset from around 20 minutes for the following 20 days. People can study it from bare eyes,” Odisha planetarium’s Deputy Director, Dr. Subhendu Pattnaik informed ANI. “In the evenings to follow, the comet will unexpectedly climb higher in the sky and maybe seen for a longer period,” he added. The NEOWISE might be seen within the northwest sky that is 20 degrees from the horizon.
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