If you love watching the night sky, you're in for a treat this week.

The comet known as Neowise is passing by Earth for the first time in 6,800 years.

It's been getting brighter and brighter in the early morning sky, according to AccuWeather. In the coming days, we'll be able to see it just after sunset.

While it's able to be seen with the naked eye, you can see even more details with a telescope or even binoculars.

Neowise measures about 3 miles wide, and is the brightest comet to come by in 23 years.

If you want to see it, look toward the Big Dipper about an hour after sunset, about "three fists" above the bowl of the dipper.

The comet will be closest to Earth on July 22nd.

Read more at SPACE

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