Out of this world

 Reader Bob Ummels of Mariposa shot this photo of the comet Neowise, which is one of the brightest comets visible to earthlings in many decades. The photo was taken at around 10:30 p.m. at the St. Catherine’s Church in Hornitos. Ummels said he used a Nikon D3500 with an 18-55 mm lens to snap this photo. Comet Neowise is a long period comet with a near-parabolic orbit discovered on March 27, 2020, by astronomers during the Neowise mission of the Widefield Infrared Survey Explorer space teles...

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