An icy space rock flew close to the Sun. It heated up.
Then it zipped past Earth in July. Did you stay up late to see Comet Neowise?
READ MORE: A space telescope discovered the comet in March. Scientists named it Neowise after the telescope. Comets are space objects made of ice, rock, and dust. Some of this comet’s dust and gases began to burn when it came close to the Sun. A tail formed. People in North and Central America and the Caribbean were able to see the bright comet in the night sky. Jeremiah 10:12 says that God, “by His understanding stretched out the heavens.”