A massive comet dubbed 46P/Wirtanen will be making its closest pass near our planet on December 16, but you can already see its massive greenish-glow in the night sky.
So, sky-gazers prepare your telescopes as you will have an excellent opportunity to observe the comet as it zips through the night sky.
The comet is visible with the naked eye. Here’s a great article on where to look for the comet in the sky.
The comet will make its closest approach to our planet on December 16, but it is currently brightest in the sky as the comet is making its closest approach to the sun.
The 1.2-kilometer-long comet is around three times as big as New York’s Empire State Building.
There’s no need to worry, as the comet will not be impacting our planet.
46P/Wirtanen should have a distinctive Greenish/blue color, followed by a small, thin tail.
The comet will continue to be visible in the night sky the following days, so make sure you take a few minutes in the next few days and try to view the comet for yourself.
Here’s another stunning image of the comet.
Another beautiful image of the comet as it zips past the Earth.
Look at that view.