He Neowise kite, the brightest in 7 years, also known as C/2020 F3 could be seen from some municipalities of Zacatecas, so reported users in social networks last weekend.
The step of the Neowise kite, discovered by astronomers this year and considered one of the brightest, could be observed during the early morning hours of the past saturday july 4.
Comet Neowise could be seen elsewhere on the planet
He phenomenon It could be observed in other places on the planet and this has been made known by some fans of astronomical observation.
This is how Comet Neowise was observed from space
For his part, the Russian cosmonaut, Ivan Viktorovitch Vagner, shared through his social networks a photograph of the Neowise kite taken from the International Space Station (ISS).
The step of this Kite C/2020 F3 It was captured by our planet through the lens of the 34-year-old Russian engineer.
“I tried to capture the cometa C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), a little closer, the brightest in the last 7 years. “
Ivan Viktorovitch Vagner, Russian cosmonaut.
The cosmonaut graduated from the Technical University of the Baltic State also pointed out that the tail of the Kite it was clearly visible from the International Space Station.
Comet Neowise will be very close to Earth in July 2020
The best time to see the passage of Neowise kite it will be just before dawn and according to the specialized magazine Space, the day that will be closest to Earth will be the next July 22 2020, when it is at a distance of about 103 million km.
The recommendation to observe, as best as possible, the passage of the Neowise kite is to do it away from the luminosity of the cities and during the early morning.
Russian cosmonaut also captures luminous clouds
On the other hand, the cosmonaut managed to capture another spatial phenomenon called “light clouds”.
These are clouds that appear 89.5 kilometers above Earth, in the mesosphere, right at the edge of space, and they emit a bluish-white glow.
The cosmonaut explained that “it is the high season” of these luminous clouds that tend to float only one and a half kilometers from the Earth’s surface.
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