Catch Comet 41P in the night sky - KVOA Tucson News

Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák was first detected in 1858 and will once again be flying by Earth over the next couple of weeks. The comet will be at it's closest point to Earth since its discovery through April 3rd. Stargazers can catch the comet in ...

Comet that took a century to confirm passes by Earth - indiablooms

Washington, Apr 1 (IBNS): On Apr 1, 2017, comet 41P will pass closer than it normally does to Earth, giving observers with binoculars or a telescope a special viewing opportunity. Comet hunters in the Northern Hemisphere should look for it near the ...

Huge April Fools' Day Comet Will Make Closest Pass to Earth in History - HouseBeautiful.com (blog)

While most of us will be busy covering toilet seats with plastic wrap and filling donut boxes with vegetables this Saturday, a comet known as the 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák will flly the closest to Earth it's ever been. Don't believe us? We wouldn't ...

'April Fools' Day comet' to mark closest flyby Saturday - ReporterNews.com

No foolin': A comet on Saturday will make its closest flyby of Earth since its 1858 discovery. Coming in close – relatively – at 13.2 million miles, Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák will be visible throughout the week to those willing to do a little ...

Watch the April Fool's Day Comet live - Normangee Star

Scientists aren't entirely sure why the comet behaves this way as it comes closer to the Sun; it was first recorded as displaying that behaviour in 1973, since then, it has repeated that behaviour in 1995, 2001 and 2006. This isn't the first time April ...

There's a comet in the sky, but pollution won't let B'luru see it - Bangalore Mirror

Bengalureans will have a tough task having a glimpse of a once-in-a-decade comet that glows green when approaching the sun, and will offer a celestial treat from April 1 (when it is closest to earth at 21 million km) to April 3. This picture of the ...

No joke: April Fools' Day comet will make closest pass to Earth on record - CBS News

April Fools' Day will be full of pranks and practical jokes, and one (very real) comet. Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak, now nicknamed the “April Fools' Day Comet,” circles the sun every 5.5 years, and it's in our vicinity this spring. The iconic ...

Look for a comet this weekend - AccuWeather.com (blog)

If you can catch a clear patch in the night sky this weekend, look for Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini_Kresak. It has been very busy in the office this week! And, that usually doesn't mean good things for astronomy. But, I think we need to take advantage of ...

April Fools Day Comet to Wink at Earth in Closest Recorded Approach - Sputnik International

On April 1st, a comet almost a mile long will collide with Earth, creating a devastating impact that astronomers say will wipe out most life on the planet. April Fools! The comet will miss Earth by about 13.2 million miles at its closest approach – a ...

See the April Fools' Comet in Slooh Webcast Tonight - Space.com

Astrophotographer Chris Schur captured this view of Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák on March 23, 2017 using a 10-inch Orion Astrograph telescope. Credit: Chris Schur/www.schursastrophotography.com. A bright-green comet will make its closest ...

April Fools' Day Comet will make its closest pass to Earth on record -- and that's no joke - AOL

A comet named 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák is set to make its closest flyby to Earth since it was originally discovered in 1858. The comet's tongue-twister of a name stems from the surnames of the three astronomers who separately discovered it -- Horace ...

April Fools' Day comet will make closest pass to Earth on record 2 - WKYC-TV

It might be streaming by on April Fools' Day, but this comet is no holiday prank. On Saturday, the inelegantly named comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák will make its closest flyby of Earth since its discovery in 1858. There's no need to worry about it ...

Breaking: Don't miss April Fools' comet - Palm Beach Post (blog)

A comet first discovered in 1858 will make its closest approach to Earth in at least 54 years on April 1, and can be viewed tonight in a livestream web broadcast from the Canary Islands. Commonly called the April Fools' Day comet, 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini ...

April Fools' Comet Coming Close To Earth April 1 - International Business Times

There's a comet headed towards Earth for April Fools' Day, but there's nothing to worry about. While the comet will come as close as it ever has, it will still be a safe 13.2 million miles from the blue planet. The comet, called Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák ...

How to Watch an April Fools Day Comet (No Really!) - Inverse

Comet 41P came to a close range of Earth just in time for St. Patrick's Day. Now, the same little bugger will be zipping by Earth in its closest approach to the planet on Friday in an epic display — you seriously won't want to miss this one. Slooh, a ...

The April Fools' Day Comet Is Coming... But No Need To Worry - ValueWalk

Tomorrow is more than just April Fool's Day. It's also the day the Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak will make its closest pass since it was discovered in 1858. Because of the untimeliness of its visit, many are now calling it the April Fools' Day comet. And no ...

No joke: Comet will be historically close to Earth on April 1 - RT

On April Fool's Day, the comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák will be at its closest to Earth since its discovery in 1858. The comet's path, in the far-northern sky, will track about 13.2 million miles away from Earth on April 1, a distance about 50 times ...

April Fool's Day COMET to blaze terrifyingly close to Earth this weekend - Mirror.co.uk

Comet 41P, also known as the Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák (TGK) comet, is set to blaze past the Earth at a distance of roughly 13.2 million miles. In galactic terms, that's a hair's breadth from the planet's surface. The 1.4 kilometre wide space rock will ...

April Fool's Comet anything but, as it sets to flyby past Earth on April First - CosmicNovo.com

A large comet is set to come relatively close to Earth, with stargazers expected to keep an eye out for it as it comes by on April 1st. No, this isn't a joke. On April Fool's Day the 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák comet is set to make its' closest flyby ...

WATCH the April Fools' Day comet online - KFVS

(KFVS) -. Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak will be making the closest flyby of Earth on April 1, 2017 since it was first discovered in 1858. According to EarthSky.org, the comet will be in the far-northern sky, which isn't good for Southern Hemisphere ...