[Video] Comet 96P/Machholz is streaking toward the sun.
[동영상] 맥홀츠(96P) 혜성의 태양을 향한 질주.
2023. 1. 28. ~ 1. 30. UT.
Comet Machholz (96P) appeared in the SOHO's field of view.
Comet 96P (Machholz) arrives at perihelion on 2023 January 31.
It will only be visible from the SOHO(Solar and Heliospheric Observatory) spacecraft.
Maximum brightness of about magnitude 2 should occur at 06:00 UT on January 31, 2023.
Elongation (angle sun-earth-comet) on January 31, 2023 : 3.9 deg.
SOHO(Solar and Heliospheric Observatory) LASCO C3 image.
Image credit: SOHO, ESA, NASA, Bum-Suk Yeom.
Bum-Suk Yeom. 염범석.