Green Comet Nearing Earth

cometlulinBackyard astronomers can look to the skies and watch as Comet Lulin draws closer to our planet. This green comet is now visible using a telescope, and it makes its closest approach to Earth on the morning of Feb. 24. The comet may be visible to the naked eye on that date.

To see Comet Lulin, look one-third of the way up the southern sky starting at 3 a.m. and continuing until just before sunrise.

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  1. Cool! I’m going to wake up early tomorrow night and watch it, especially on the 24th. I LOVE astronomy!

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