The astronauts aboard the ISS recorded a bright comet


The comet can be seen from the Ground.

NASA astronaut Robert Behnken and his Russian colleague Ivan Wagner took the picture from aboard the International space station is the brightest for the last seven years the comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE). Photo Ivan Wagner has published in his Twitter, reports the with reference to the Correspondent.

“Pretty good you can see her tail from outer space, aboard the International space station!”, — signed a publishing Wagner.

The comet was discovered by the space telescope WISE March 27, 2020. July 3, it passed closest to the Sun. Experts believe that NEOWISE is not a threat to us. From our planet it will move away before August. By the way, the comet can be seen from the Ground.

“Too shy to ask…. A comet in which direction to fly? And that year was such a chaotic…” – half in jest commented on the publication of the user under the name Schrodinger’s cat 96,86%.

Another user in comments shared a photo of the comet taken from Earth.

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