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You can see the green comet with your naked eyes RIGHT NOW; Know where to look

The green comet can be seen through an unaided eye, even before February 1. Check out where to look to see it flying. The world is waiting in anticipation for February 1, as this is the date when Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF), popularly known as the ancient green comet, will make its closest approach to the Earth. The comet became an object of curiosity after it was revealed that the last time it paid a visit to our planet was around 50,000 years ago. And to add to this, there is speculation that we may never see it again as the heat from the inner solar system can completely evaporate the icy comet in months to come. But the good news is that you do not have to wait till February 1 to see the comet. It is already visible to the unaided eye provided you can create the right atmosphere for it...

Wow! Rare green comet suffers solar storm ATTACK! Tail destroyed, check stunning photo

The green comet, C/2022 E3 (ZTF), which is visiting the Earth after 50000 years has been hit by a massive solar storm and this has destroyed a part of its tail. As the Earth waits for February 1, when an extremely rare comet, which was last seen 50000 years ago, will be visible across the night sky, it has undergone a vicious solar storm attack. Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) is a long-period comet that originated in the Oort cloud. It recently reached its perihelion on January 12 and now it is on its way to make the closest approach to the Earth. However, the comet met an unfortunate fate as it collided with a coronal mass ejection (CME) cloud. The solar storm attack has resulted in a part of its tail being destroyed.The stunning image was taken by comet hunter Michael Jager on January 17 fr...