Comet passing through: Today, Neowise, the earth is closest to

the people of the Neolithic period seems to have taught the celestial phenomenon of the Fear. Every 5000 to 7000 years of comet C/2020 F3 alias Neowise so close

Comet passing through: Today, Neowise, the earth is closest to

the people of the Neolithic period seems to have taught the celestial phenomenon of the Fear. Every 5000 to 7000 years of comet C/2020 F3 alias Neowise so close to the earth, that he can be seen with the naked eye. The phenomenon in the far reaches of the solar system is now visible for days in the sky. Today, the comet the earth is closest to you. According to the Association of the star friends in Germany Neowise far the blue planet 100 million kilometers. This corresponds to approximately two-thirds of the average distance of the earth to the sun.

Even if Neowise is starting to fade, it can be Melchert, according to the Chairman of the star friends, Sven, more in the night sky seen. With the naked eye, you see a moderately bright, blurry body with a pale Train to the top. The tail of the comet. With binoculars this was to be seen of course even better. By the end of July, he will then probably fade.

From Thursday evening service to pull information from the German weather clouds from the North-West of Germany. In the middle of the country there could be, in the meantime, cloud gaps. The North and West were clearly under low pressure influence. The sunset will take place today, Thursday between 21.00 and 22.00.

And where Curious to look to? After dark a place as possible a clear view to the North looking for, there Neowise pulls beneath the constellation of the Big dipper its orbit. The mobile phone can help the user with a compass function. But also Apps promise the phenomenon to track. Smartphone cameras in which the exposure time can be set manually, can make the comet on the photos is also visible.

Updated Date: 23 July 2020, 18:20

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