How to see comet E1 ATLAS high in the night sky in July near the Little Dipper

an illustration showing a comet near Ursa Minor, the little dipper

A relatively newly discovered comet makes for a tantalizing skywatching target this summer. Comet C/2023 E1 ATLAS was discovered in March 2023 by the Asteroid Terrestrial-Impact Last Alert System (ATLAS), funded by NASA and operated by the University of Hawaii. This array of four telescopes spread across Hawaii, Chile and South Africa scans the sky … Read more