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Comet 46P / Wirtanen: When and where to see the 2018 'Christmas Comet'

Comet 46P / Wirtanen, dubbed the "Christmas Comet" by many in the media and few in science, wants to make its closest approach to Earth on Sunday, December 16, and under the right circumstances, you might even be able to see The comet's closest approach will be 7.1 million miles, 30 times the distance to the moon. Its visual magnitude …

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Comet 46P / Wirtanen Passing the Earth

If you're a keen observer of the night sky, you've probably heard that the brightest comet of 2018 passes near this month. This is an exciting event. Although he is not the most impressive comet in terms of brightness, he can enjoy everyone. The best part is that we will have some clear nights ahead of us that are ideal …

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See it! Pictures of Comet 46P / Wirtanen | The today's picture

<! – -> Jack Fusco Photography in California wrote: "Hello EarthSky! I'm so excited to show my first photo of comet 46P / Wirtanen. We took our boxer Kona to the Anza Borrego desert and came home with a new family photo. 🙂 I also shared some behind-the-scenes and outtakes on my blog. "Great photo and thanks for the photo …

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Comet 46P / Wirtanen will zoom over the night sky next week

CLOSE Look in December and see that 46P / Wirtanen has been closest to Earth since its first discovery, possibly making it bright enough to be visible to the naked eye. Buzz60 The comet 45P / Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova had moved closer to Earth in 2011. This month, 46P / Wirtanen will appear in our night sky, which comes closest on December …

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