If you enjoy friends' Christmas Comet 46P / Wirtanen ", please remember to find a good place this week and enjoy this comet in dark night.from
From a short video & # 39; 8 seconds released from the Virtual Telescope project team, the 46P made beautiful ball & # 39; light in the night sky background. Astronomers at the University & # 39; Maryland say that the comet will be visible to the naked eye. In addition, the 46P will be in & # 39; close contact with the World and will rank tenth in modern comet.
(Photo: Gianluca Masi / Virtual Telescope Project)
Wirtanen contains highly volatile ice, and when heated, will have a slight heat of gas and dust around the nucleus. In addition to visual observation, the team of the Virtual Telescope project will launch an online broadcast from December 12 to 16.
Enthusiasts & # 39; Astronomy can remove the telescope at home and see it in the right direction. Interested friends can refer to the map of the star (portal) provided by the University & # 39; Maryland.