Wednesday, February 1, 2023

A Green Comet visible tonight

BGR is reporting that "A rare green comet will pass Earth tonight. The comet is expected to become visible at around 6:49 p.m. EST this evening. At that point in time, it will appear at 49 degrees over the northern horizon. The green comet, known as C/2022 E3 (ZTF), will then climb to 58 degrees over the northern horizon, its highest point in Earth’s sky, at roughly 9:46 p.m. EST. It will vanish in the dawning light at 5:57 a.m. EST on February 2.

"For the best possible chance of spotting this rare, green comet as it passes close to Earth, In-the-sky recommends looking towards the Camelopardalis constellation, which is a faint area of sky devoid of bright stars close to our northern celestial pole."

"While this beautiful comet may be visible to the naked eye, those who don’t want to go out in the cold and stare up at the stars can watch it from the comfort of their homes. The Virtual Telescope Project will host a free webcast of the green comet as it passes Earth at around 11 p.m. EST."

1 comment:

  1. Okay so I was not only one that saw omething which, fell south of my location


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