[Software][Astronomy] Stellarium. General overview. Searching for NEOWISE

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In this video you'll get a general overview of Stellarium capabilities.
As an example, we will take a look at the Comet NEOWISE and try to find the comet with the help of it.
Forgot to say, we should search for our comet in the northwest sky.

Stellarium:
https://stellarium.org/
https://stellarium-web.org/

Images sources:

The first image is provided by Movavi Editor in the "Backgrounds" section.

(Markfrbrgr - Own work. Neowise looking Northwest from Stillwater NY. CC BY-SA 4.0)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C/2020_F3_(NEOWISE)#/media/File:Neowise_Stillwater_NY.jpg

(source - Wiki; CC BY-SA 4.0; by Phoenix7777)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C/2020_F3_(NEOWISE)#/media/File:Animation_of_C%EF%BC%8F2020_F3_orbit_around_Sun.gif

(image source; Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech)
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/how-to-see-comet-neowise

(source; Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky; Юкатан / Wikimedia Commons)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2020/07/16/why-does-comet-neowise-have-two-tails/#475bdba22488

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References:

  1. NEOWISE on Wiki
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C/2020_F3_(NEOWISE)

  2. How to See Comet NEOWISE
    https://www.nasa.gov/feature/how-to-see-comet-neowise

  3. NEOWISE
    https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/neowise/main/index.html

  4. Comet NEOWISE Streaks Across the Sky Above Lone Pine Lake
    https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/comet-neowise-streaks-across-the-sky-above-lone-pine-lake

  5. Why Does Comet NEOWISE Have Two Tails?
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2020/07/16/why-does-comet-neowise-have-two-tails/


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