Comet C/2022 (ZTF) was discovered in March last year and has aroused great interest in the scientific community, since it is the first time it has passed close to Earth in 50,000 years, and has not been seen since the time of the neanderthals.
a mysterious green kite is coming closer to Earth, and it could be seen from various points of the planet.
Its about comet C/2022 (ZTF)a celestial object that was discovered in March of last year and that has aroused great interest in the scientific communitysince it is the first time that passes close to Earth in 50 thousand years, not being seen since the time of the Neanderthals.
According to NASA, the comet will reach its closest point to the sun (perihelion), next thursday january 12while its closest approach to Earth (equivalent to one astronomical unit) will be next February 2.
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Many people wonder if the comet will be visible and in that sense, the portal Space.com ensures that visibility “It will depend on a variety of factors, including location and light pollution from natural and man-made sources.”
In addition, starwalk points out that the people in the North Hemispherenow you can see the comet with a small telescope, shortly after midnight, observing the constellation of the Corona Borealis, between the stars Vega and Arcturus.
In the case of southern hemispherethe object will be visible since the beginning of february, near the constellation of Camelopardalis, the giraffe. From that date, it can be seen with a telescope, binoculars and at best, in plain sight.
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