Spectacular photos capture Neowise, one of the brightest comets in decades

Spectacular photos capture Neowise, one of the brightest comets in decades

Neowise, one of the brightest comets in decades, has brought with it a stunning debris trail this month, delighting skywatchers around the world. Even astronauts aboard the International Space Station have captured the stunning celestial phenomenon, which promises to bring even more spectacular sightings as the month goes on.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="During the month of July, the newly-discovered comet Neowise, formally named Comet C2020 F3 NEOWISE by&nbsp;NASA, has been visible in the early hours before sunrise. Early risers have captured already captured breathtaking images of the event.&nbsp;” data-reactid=”7″>During the month of July, the newly-discovered comet Neowise, formally named Comet C2020 F3 NEOWISE by NASA, has been visible in the early hours before sunrise. Early risers have captured already captured breathtaking images of the event. 

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Read: How to catch a glimpse of Neowise” data-reactid=”8″>Read: How to catch a glimpse of Neowise

The event is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience — the comet takes about 6,800 years to complete its path around the sun, according to NASA. Starting this weekend, it will be visible to viewers in the Northern Hemisphere in the evening, just after sunset. 

Comet Neowise streaks above Brno, Czech Republic before daybreak on July 10, 2020. / Credit: Miloslav Druckmuller (Brno University of Technology)Comet Neowise streaks above Brno, Czech Republic before daybreak on July 10, 2020. / Credit: Miloslav Druckmuller (Brno University of Technology)
Comet Neowise streaks above Brno, Czech Republic before daybreak on July 10, 2020. / Credit: Miloslav Druckmuller (Brno University of Technology)
Comet Neowise shining at sunset above the Port of Molfetta in Molfetta on July 11, 2020. / Credit: Davide Pischettola/NurPhoto via Getty ImageComet Neowise shining at sunset above the Port of Molfetta in Molfetta on July 11, 2020. / Credit: Davide Pischettola/NurPhoto via Getty Image
Comet Neowise shining at sunset above the Port of Molfetta in Molfetta on July 11, 2020. / Credit: Davide Pischettola/NurPhoto via Getty Image
Neowise is seen above the mountain of Montserrat, near Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, on July 9, 2020. / Credit: Albert Llop/NurPhoto via Getty ImagesNeowise is seen above the mountain of Montserrat, near Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, on July 9, 2020. / Credit: Albert Llop/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Neowise is seen above the mountain of Montserrat, near Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, on July 9, 2020. / Credit: Albert Llop/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Neowise is seen above Turkey's Van province on July 11, 2020. / Credit: Ozkan Bilgin/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesNeowise is seen above Turkey's Van province on July 11, 2020. / Credit: Ozkan Bilgin/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Neowise is seen above Turkey’s Van province on July 11, 2020. / Credit: Ozkan Bilgin/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

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