Comet Leonard visible across evening sky, set to vanish indefinitely early January

Hayley Wilkinson
By Hayley Wilkinson
Updated January 1 2022 - 2:10am, first published 2:00am
INTERSTELLAR: Astronomer Dr Graeme White photographed the soaring comet at Yathella, requiring 20 minutes of exposure time to capture both its head and tail. Picture: Supplied.

COMET Leonard has dazzled stargazers throughout December and now is the public's last chance to take a glimpse at the cosmic wonder before it vanishes forever.


Hayley Wilkinson

Hayley grew up in Carabost, 45 minutes south-east of Wagga. She graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Wollongong in 2020 before launching her career at The Daily Advertiser. You can find her covering events, entertainment and human interest. Email:

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