The Light Show Continues 4/25/13
The original word about the Light Show was given on 2/17 of this year. There was an update in February
Hubble captures possible ‘comet of the century’
NASA’s Hubble telescope has snapped some of the first pictures in visible light of Comet ISON, which may become one of the brightest we’ve ever seen from Earth.
Comet ISON, discovered in September of last year by Russian Vitali Nevski, is headed in our direction. And although the sungrazing comet is still more than 394 million miles away (a little closer than Jupiter’s current orbit), NASA’s Hubble telescope managed to capture an amazing photograph on April 10.
NASA believes that when ISON is at its closest point to the sun on November 28 of this year, it will briefly become brighter than the moon in the sky, making it a serious contender for “comet of the century.”