Introducing Comet ISON # Can I call dibs on end-of-the-world disaster-scenario tabloid headlines now?


In early 2013 October it will pass very near Mars and possibly be visible to rovers and orbiting spacecraft. Comet ISON appears on course to achieve sungrazer status as it passes within a solar diameter of Sun’s surface in late 2013 November. Whatever survives will then pass nearest the Earth in late 2013 December.

APOD: 2012 October 1 – Introducing Comet ISON.

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