A comet named Pan-STARRS is visiting our part of the solar system and will be visible in the Northern Hemisphere for a couple of weeks.
The comet was discovered in June 2011 by a team of observers in Hawaii while doing a routine sweep of the sky and they named the comet after the telescope they were using.
Greg Novacek, director of the Lake Afton Observatory, says hopeful observers should look west.
"They’ll see the very think crescent moon just slightly south of due west," says Novacke. "And the comet will be just slightly to the south of the crescent moon.”