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Comet NEOWISE 2020 Photography Contest Winners

Names Prize Title Dorje Angchuk First Prize The Neowise Comet and the Newest Union Territory Anurag Wasnik Second Prize A Distant Visitor Karthik Jayashankar Second Prize Neowise Enticing Panchachuli Sathya Narayana Sridhar Third Prize Harbinger of life Rohith K A Third Prize The Lonely Wanderer Dorje Angchuk Special Mention Comet Neowise sojourn over Himalayan Chandra Telescope […]

Comet NEOWISE 2020 Photography Contest

ASI-POEC celebrated the visit of the Comet NEOWISE in July-August 2020 with a number of outreach activities throughout India. As a part of this, a themed Astro-Photography Competition was organised to draw people to the beauty of the breathtaking comet as well as the night sky and astronomy and the joy of capturing it in […]

Comet NEOWISE 2020 Credit : Philippe Jacquot

Comet NEOWISE C/2020 F3

  This visitor to our neighbourhood is currently making the news, as it offers breathtaking views now in the dawn evening skies across the Northern Hemisphere. Called C/2020 F3 in the astronomical circles, it is a non-periodic comet which was the third discovered in late March 2020 by the space telescope instrument NEOWISE (hence the […]