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  • How (and When) to Watch the Massive K2 Comet Pass Earth

    How (and When) to Watch the Massive K2 Comet Pass Earth

    The comet C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS) — or “K2″ for short — was first spotted five years ago, in May 2017 by the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA reports. The agency shared an image of the comet taken on June 20th, 2022, when it was (relatively) near open star cluster IC 4665 and bright star Beta Ophiuchi,…