Photo of the day: Comet Neowise flies on Falcon 9 rocket

Фото дня: Комета Neowise пролетает над ракетой Falcon 9

Фото дня: Комета Neowise пролетает над ракетой Falcon 9

All of July the inhabitants of the Northern hemisphere talking about the comet Neowice. This is one of the few comets in this century, which can be seen with the naked eye. Therefore, it is possible to see a lot of bright photos and videos.

But some images are just a delight. Like here’s a photo posted on Twitter page of the company SpaceX.

In the photo you can see how Neowice flies over the Falcon 9 rocket.

Another original the Neowice showed in the NASA. Photo of the comet managed to make the astronauts onboard the ISS. The picture was taken July 5, when the comet was over the Mediterranean sea between Tunisia and Italy.

Фото дня: Комета Neowise пролетает над ракетой Falcon 9

Фото дня: Комета Neowise пролетает над ракетой Falcon 9

Comet Neowise from the ISS / NASA

What is unique comet Neowice

This comet was discovered in March of this year. It was first recorded by the Neowise telescope, hence the name. In fact, its scientific name is C/2020 F3. Though opened the facility recently, but actually, the comet was born 4.6 billion years ago – its nucleus was formed during the birth of the Solar system.

This comet is bright enough, it is easy to find in the night sky near the constellation URSA major. Next time she will fly over the Land over 6800 years.

During July the comet receding from the Sun, and as close to the Ground on 23 July. But should not be afraid of any threat it carries, after all, will fly at a distance of 103 million kilometers from our planet.

Author:
Irina Policka

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