Do not lose it! The bright Leonard comet will be visible in the sky this month before it disappears forever
A comet will be visible in the sky and December is your only chance to see it before it disappears forever. Astronomers say comet Leonard is the brightest comet to see in 2021.
The comet was first discovered in January by astronomer Greg Leonard. The celestial object has likely spent the last 35,000 years traveling toward the sun, according to Sky & Telescope, and once it makes a pass near our star on January 3, we will never see it again.
As the comet approaches the sun, it will shine brighter, so it will be easier to see.
Comet Leonard will be at its closest point on December 12, reaching 21 million miles (34 million kilometers) from our planet. It will then be deleted from Venus (Venus) on December 18th. The comet will be visible in the sky of the northern and southern hemispheres.
It's hard to predict how well we might be able to see this comet, but you'll probably need binoculars to see it better, according to NASA.
"In the first two weeks of December, comet Leonard can be found in the east before sunrise, passing between Arcturus and Ursa Major," NASA said in a post.
It is possible for comet Leonard to be visible to the naked eye observers of the sky, but if you are worried about losing this once-in-a-lifetime viewing experience, the Virtual Telescope Project will share a live broadcast from his observatory in Rome.