After it's closest approach to the sun on July 3, it's brightened considerably and is now visible to the naked eye when not cloudy.
The C/2020 F3 NEOWISE comet was discovered back in March by NASA's NEOWISE mission - which is how the comet got its informal name - and has been getting attention from skywatchers over the past month.
On July 3, Neowise was nearer to the sun than the orbit of Mercury, coming dangerously near to breaking apart.
The comet is now most visible just before dawn in the Northern Hemisphere. Astrophotographers have captured wonderful photographs of the comet, as have astronauts aboard the Worldwide Room Station.
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Avid astrophotographer Steve Elliot posted in a well-known Glenrosa Facebook group about the unusually bright comet 2020 F3 NEOWISE after he caught it on camera without a telescope.
If you don't catch the comet before it inevitably fades away in August or sooner, you should have to wait awhile for the next trip through the inner solar system, now estimated to happen in the year 8786.
The house agency reported the comet has come to be one particular of the number of "naked-eye comets" of the 21st century right after it "suddenly" turned obvious this 7 days. Now, the comet is moving past Earth as it travels on its elliptical orbit further into the solar system, with a long glowing trail of dust and gases in tow. Once you've found it and its trademark split tail, you should be able to then track it with the naked eye.
Have a look for the bright star Capella which stands out in the sky while looking north towards the horizon. About an hour after sunset, it will appear near the northwestern horizon.
From the middle of the month onwards, the comet will be visible all through the night but will remain low in the sky.