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Comet Neowise is easily visible in the night sky this week. See the most dazzling photos and videos of it so far

Posted On: 14 Jul 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Comet Neowise - a 3-mile-wide ball of dirty space ice that sprays glowing tails of gas and dust - is visible in night skies across the globe this month.
The comet will hang bright near the horizon this week, from Tuesday to Sunday, and remain visible until early August. After that it won't return for 6,800 years.
Here are the most striking photos and videos of Comet Neowise so far - from space and Earth.
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A 3-mile-wide ball of space ice is rocketing past Earth this month.
The rare visitor only appears every 6,800 years. It makes its presence known by emitting long tails of blue and yellow gas and dust.
The comet, called Neowise, reaches its peak brightness this week, but its prominence has already given photographers across the globe some unique opportunities to snap impressive shots. From the plains of Wyoming to the forests of Japan (and even from the windows of the International Space Station), the comet and its brightly colored tails have been hard to...

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