C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

Author(s): Art Blos

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C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) is the 15th comet discovered by the NEOWISE mission. It is a long-period comet that completes its orbit once every 6,700 years. Peaking at magnitude +0.5, it is the brightest comet in the northern hemisphere since Hale-Bopp (1997) and remained visible in the naked eye throughout July 2020.

View from the Parker Solar Probe, 2020-Jul-5

C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) as seen from Germany, 2020-Jul-14

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