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Don’t panic! Comet set for near-Earth flyby next week

A comet zooming past Earth next week on its journey towards the outer solar system may be visible with just a set of binoculars, but thankfully it will not come close enough to pose any threat, according to NASA.
Discovered by NASA’s ‘Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer’, comet ‘C/2016 U1 NEOWISE’ “has a good chance of becoming visible through a good pair of binoculars,” according to the space agency

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