Comet C/2021 A1 Leonard meets the globular cluster Messier 3: online observation – 3 Dec. 2021

Next 3 Dec., comet C/2021 A1 Leonard and the stunning globular cluster Messier 3 will share the same spot in the sky. The view will be breathtaking, this is why we will bring it to you, live, online: join us from the comfort of your home!

Comet C/2021 A1 Leonard meets the globular cluster Messier 3: poster of the event.

Comet C/2021 A1 Leonard meets the globular cluster Messier 3: poster of the event.

* NEXT LIVE FEED: 8 Dec. 2021, at 04:00 UTC *

Of course, the meeting (appulse is the right term) is just matter of perspective: the comet will be at about 65 millions of km from us (3.6 light minutes), while Messier 3 distance is about at 34000 light years. But the view will be stunning, this is why we will bring the opportunity to spy it to everyone.

The free, online observing session is scheduled for 3 Dec. 2021, starting at 03:00 UTC.

To join the 3 Dec. “Comet Leonard & Messier 3 meeting” live event, you just need to enter, at the date and times above, our webTV page here!

The image above is a simulation, made using real images of both the objects.

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