Comet ISON

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11:23 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Look to the Sky before Dawn This Week to Catch Comet ISON

Comet ISON passed through Virgo earlier this month.
Aaron Kingery NASA

If you wake up early and the skies are clear, you could be in for a treat this week. A comet named ISON should be visible through binoculars over the southeastern horizon. Astronomy websites have hyped the passage of this comet as the best in more than a decade. But a lot depends on a close encounter with the sun next week.

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