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The Brightest Comet of the Year Is Visible This Weekend. Here's Where to See It

December 14, 2018 3:26 PM
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The brightest comet of 2018 will streak past Earth right after the peak of the Geminid meteor shower.

Comet 46P/Wirtanen will be closest to Earth on Dec. 16, according to EarthSky, and is currently the brightest comet in the sky. The comet will come within about 7 million miles of Earth, putting it among the 10 comets that have come closest to the planet since 1950, according to the University of Ma...

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