The Pan-STARRS comet, visible to the naked eye this week, has captured the attention of astronomers and stargazers alike.
The video below was shot in a time-lapse photo sequence over the Dos Cabezas Mountains in San Simon, Ariz., Monday evening by photographer Fred Espenak.
The elusive comet will be prominent in the sky again tonight above many parts of the United States, before disappearing for another 100 million years.
Check out the AccuWeather.com forecast conditions map, for the best days and locations for viewing the celestial show.
Several storms will bring periods of rain and gusty winds to the west coast of the United States this week.
Following a blustery and chilly weekend, temperatures will once again take a tumble across the northeastern United States during the first half of the week.
Dry weather set to dominate the southern United States into November will only worsen the already extreme drought conditions.
The changing of the seasons will bring beneficial rainfall to northern Brazil, a region that has experienced severe drought over the past several years.
Damaging storms pounded the Pacific Northwest, while two powerful typhoons struck the Philippines within a four-day span.
Typhoon Haima made a second landfall in southeast China on Friday after leaving at least 13 dead in the northern Philippines.
Newbury, VT (1843)
12 inches of snow.
East Coast, USA (1878)
"Gale of '78;" hurricane center over Richmond, VA. Washington, DC. barometer reading of 28.78"/975 mb. Cape May had winds of 84 mph from the SE. Highest tide ever for the Delaware River. Winds 100 mph at Wilmington, DE. Severe damage in Philadelphia.
Off British Columbia Coast (1918)
The Princess Sophia struck a coastal reef in severe storm and sank. All 343 aboard drowned.