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New Images Of Comet ISON
2013-11-27 15:08:31

As Comet ISON heads toward its closest approach to the sun — known as perihelion — on Nov. 28, 2013, scientists have been watching through many observatories to see if the comet has already broken up under the intense heat and gravitational forces of the sun.

comet ison
2013-11-15 07:05:33

Comet ISON is now inside the orbit of Earth as it plunges headlong toward the sun for a fiery close encounter on Nov. 28th.

Comet ISON To Pass Through Sun's Atmosphere In November
2013-01-19 07:48:01

A comet discovered by Russian astronomers last September could blossom into one of the stargazing highlights of the year, NASA officials announced on Friday.

New Comet Discovery May Be Brightest Visitor In Past Hundred Years
2012-09-26 09:16:24

Hale-Bopp, Haley’s, Levy-Shoemaker 9. These are just a few of the more well-known modern comets that have blazed across the night sky in our lifetime.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).