Oct

20

Comet Hartley 2

located at The morning sky happens on Wed Oct 20 at 12:00 am Please note – This event has already happened
"Comet Hartley 2 will make its closest approach to Earth, coming within 11.2 million miles. For a few days around October 20, the comet should be bright enough to view with the naked eye in the early morning sky. You will, however, need to be far away from the glow of city lights. Look to the east just before sunrise. In early November, NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft will observe comet Hartley 2 from a distance of about 600 miles."
Source: http://www.seasky.org/astronomy/astronomy_calendar_2010.html
This event is in 1 group(s):
  • No comments yet.

  • There are no comments on this event. Login or join beeets to add one!
andrew Added by andrew from Santa Cruz CA

« Back to Events