Comet NEOWISE from the ISS
Rounding the Sun on July 3rd and currently headed for the
outer Solar System,
Comet NEOWISE (C/2020 F3) has been growing brighter in the
predawn skies of planet Earth.
From low Earth orbit it also rises before the Sun, captured above
the approaching glow along the eastern horizon in this
snapshot from the
Space Station on July 5.
Venus, now Earth's morning star is the brilliant celestial beacon
on the right in the field of view.
Above Venus you can spot the sister stars of the more compact
skygazers can spot
this comet with the unaided eye, but should look for
Comet NEOWISE from Earth's Surface:
Notable Images Submitted to APOD
Authors & editors:
NASA Web Site Statements, Warnings,
NASA Official: Jay Norris.
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& Michigan Tech. U.
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