I dragged my husband out of bed at 4 am to look at the comet this summer, and made him go out again with me when it was visible at night. I was so excited to see Comet NEOWISE last summer that I was willing to get out of bed at 4 a.m. It turns out that wasn’t quite early enough to really see it, so we waited until it was visible at night to go looking for it again.

Comet NEOWISE, taken June 2020. Photo by the author.

Our city has a planetarium, so we went out there around 9:30 p.m. There was a small group of people out with binoculars…



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Kim Zuch

I write about nature, birdwatching, the outdoors, and conservation issues. I like to share pictures and sometimes my dogs show up. Twitter: @kimclawson2