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This years brightest comet Leonard to sweep closest to Earth today

This years brightest comet Leonard to sweep closest to Earth today

The Leonard comet, the brightest comet of 2021, will fly closest to Earth on Sunday. The comet which goes around the Sun at a speed of about 47 km/second, will pass by Earth at a distance of 34 million kilometres. Astronomer Greg Leonard discovered the comet in January 2021, giving it its name. .

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