2018-12-11 14:58:16 Source: Securities Networks
The Astronomy Department's website at the University of Maryland has published a message that a comet will arrive on a perigee on the 16th and will become the brightest comet of the night sky in 2018.
According to the relevant monitoring project of the University of Maryland, the comet called 46P / Wertanin will arrive in the pergiya at 8: 6 am (16: 6 in Beijing on the 16th) after arriving on the nearest day for almost 4 days. About 11.5 million kilometers from Earth. This is the tenth closest to Earth since the 1950s.
The comet itself is relatively bright if the clear atmosphere is good enough, even visible to the naked eye. Now people can now use the telescope to watch this comet. Upon arrival in the nearest day, the observations of this comet will last for several weeks.
(Source article: Securities Network)