2020 Comet Neowise Challenge

John Levine challenges us to view the Neowise comet before it disappears for another 6800 years.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/07/13/comet-neowise-coming-night-sky-week-near-big-dipper/5428597002/

To see the comet, start looking about one hour after sunset, when you’ll find it just over the northwest horizon as the last of twilight fades into darkness, according to Sky & Telescope. Look about three fists below the “bowl” of the Big Dipper, which is hanging by its handle high above, and perhaps a little to the right, the website said.

The best days to view the comet during the evening will come during the July 14-19 time frame, Space.com said.

It's probably visible to the naked eye but binoculars or a telescope will help. And of course, a dark sky. The next few days should be the best viewing.

The brightest comet in decades is coming to night skies near you
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