Green comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) will be closest to Earth in February. 1

Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) at night over winter mountains
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On Wednesday (February 1), a comet that has not come to Earth since the last Ice Age and Neanderthals will make its closest approach to our planet, i.e. perigee.

Interesting, comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF)It last passed through the inner Solar System about 50,000 years ago, during which time it will be at its brightest and can even be seen with the naked eye under the right conditions. The comet should be observed for days as it approaches our planet and then recedes outward. solar system.

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