Looking Up column: Comet NEOWISE still visible under Big Dipper


Have you had a chance to see Comet NEOWISE? Described as the finest comet in years, visible with just your eyes, is gradually passing underneath the Big Dipper.The comet is also gradually fading as it moves away from the sun. You should be able to see it this weekend, although you may need binoculars.Look northwest between about 9:30 and 11:00 p.m. You will need a clear view, and of course avoid the distraction of commercial, street or house lights as much as possible.The moon […]  » Read More

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