Faintly in the distance, Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE (Comet NEOWISE) streaked across the sky above the tree line of Lone Pine Lake, located on the Mount Whitney Trail in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains in California. The comet next returns in 6,800 years. Visiting from the distant parts of our Solar System, NEOWISE is characterized by a glowing tail and is visible during the month of July. The photo was taken at 4:59 am on July 14, 2020.

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Image Credit: NASA/Lauren Hughes

在远处,C / 2020 F3 NEOWISE(彗星NEOWISE)彗星微微划过天空,位于加利福尼亚州内华达山脉东部惠特尼山步道上的孤松湖林线上方。这颗彗星将在6800年后返回地球。 NEOWISE彗星从我们太阳系的遥远地方来访,它的特征是尾巴发光,在七月可见。这张照片摄于2020年7月14日上午4:59。


影像来源:NASA/Lauren Hughes