Comet C/2022 A2 (Pan-STARRS) passes close to the sun this weekend

While all eyes are on the famous green cometformally named C/2022 E3 (ZTF), another comet zoomed past our planet.

O comet C/2022 A2 (Pan-STARRS) made its closest approach to Earth on January 17th, and is about to reach perihelionor the closest point to Sun in its orbit on Sunday, February 18. Unfortunately, this comet will likely only be visible to skywatchers with a large telescope.

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