A rare green comet is easily visible from Earth today onwards

Dainik Nepal Jan 13, 2023 | 12:35

Kathmandu: The rare green comet can be easily seen from Earth today onwards. Astronomers have said that this comet will be visible from Earth after 50,000 years. Astronomer and Acting Director of B.P Koirala Memorial Planetarium Observatory Science Museum said that the green comet can be seen from Nepal for about a month from today.

This particular comet is a very cold snowflake. As it approaches the sun, it evaporates and emits a very long plume. It is called green-tailed star because it looks like a green tail.

According to Suresh Bhattarai, president of Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO), this comet, which was first determined on March 2, 2022 from the Zwicky Transient Facility (JTF) at the Palomar Observatory in the United States, from July 10, 2021 to January 6, 2023, four thousand 962 It has been observed many times.

It can be observed today as it approaches the Sun as it travels in its orbit around the Sun. This rare comet from Nepal can be seen near Pole Star as one head and two long and short three tails.

President Bhattarai said that this comet can be observed with the naked eye as well as through binoculars and telescopes.



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