21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
NEOWISE in the morning

NEOWISE was the brightest comet since Comet Hale-Bopp, which, according to NASA, flew by Earth in 1997, I could undoubtedly see it during the break of dawn. It was like a giant icy snowball melting into the morning lights during the magic hour.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Shintaro Ueyama