Comet K2 Makes Closest Approach to Earth, but the Celestial Show Is Not Over Yet

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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The comet named C/2017 K2 (PANSTARRS) or K2 went past Earth this week, and could be seen through large amateur telescopes, as reported. However, considering its distance from us, it did not offer a bright show despite its massive size. The comet is next expected to make an approach towards the Sun in December this year.

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