The green chunk of ice will make its closest approach to Earth this evening, and won’t be back for another 8,000 years, according to the Mirror.
It should be viewable in Orion’s belt, appearing as a small, fuzzy spot. Although viewable with the naked eye, it is recommended that viewers use binoculars to look at the comet, and to do so in an area with as little light pollution as possible.
while you’re outside, you may as well look for the winter hexagon and winter triangle, too.
Featured in the winter hexagon/triangle is Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky!
Don’t be fooled by Jupiter, which rises later and is north of Sirius. It’s not a star…