ISS cameras make video of comet Neowise above earth

Cameras from the International Space Station (ISS) have made a video of a comet called Neowise above the earth in 4K (a high pixel resolution in film and IT). The comet was discovered on the 27th of March this year by NEOWISE, a NASA space telescope launched in December 2009. Neowise is extremely bright (brightness of stars and other astronomical objects is measured by apparent magnitude in astronomy [unusually, if the star or comet is brighter, its apparent magnitude diminishes]) and on the 10th of June it had an apparent magnitude of 7. The brightest star in the night sky is Sirius, with an apparent magnitude of -1.46. Here is a video (not the ISS one) published yesterday and some images showing Neowise soaring through the sky:


9th of July 2020.


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