Comet P/2016 BA14 is passing close to Earth today, whizzing by a mere 2.2 million miles above our planet. You may have felt the breeze from its twin yesterday. Comet 252P/LINEAR came within 3.3 million miles of us.
“A ‘Tail’ of Two Comets,” Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA
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