Monthly Archive for November, 2013

Comet ISON Is Here! (Part One)

Comet ISON continues to brighten on the way to its close encounter with the sun on November 28. Last week the comet reached naked-eye brightness, though that statement is a bit misleading. I suppose that if you had very dark, …

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Comet ISON and Some Recent Writings

Comet ISON photograph

Comet ISON photographThis photo of Comet ISON was taken on Sunday morning, November 3. It’s a two-minute exposure made with an eighteen-inch telescope. The comet still is too faint to see with the naked eye, but it is brightening rapidly. We expect …

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