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Comet Lovejoy to make closest approach to Earth in 8,000 years

It’s wispy, it’s bluish-green with a magnificent tail, and it’s streaking across the night sky this week. Comet Lovejoy, formally known as C/2014 Q2, has been making its way towards Earth from deep space.

On Wednesday, the comet will reach its closest approach to the planet in roughly 8,000 years, posing a rare opportunity for those living in Metro Vancouver to see it with the naked eye.

read more Comet Lovejoy to make closest approach to Earth in 8,000 years – British Columbia – CBC News.

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This entry was posted on January 7, 2015 by in Astronomy.

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