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ufo or giant mouse fart?

Posted on 2013.03.19 at 23:45

Here it is, folks. I-Son. Remember this one.

Astronomers gearing up for possible 'comet of the century'
Astronomers are already getting set for the arrival of Comet ISON, which may become one of the brightest comets ever seen when it cruises through the inner solar system this fall. NASA has brought together a small team of experts to organize an observing campaign for Comet ISON, which could potentially shine as brightly as the moon when it makes its closest pass by the sun in late November if the most optimistic scenarios play out. Coordinating the efforts of observatories on the ground and in space should help wring as much quality science... - see here - http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/03/18/astronomers-gearing-up-for-possible-comet-century/

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where hypotheses come to die
madman101 at 2013-03-20 23:21 (UTC) (Lien)
well - no and yes

they are nerdy types. they actually find thousands of tiny comets and asteroids. when a big one comes along, they like to hype it to the public, to save their $$$ grants... but, it's only 2013, so i'm sure the unexpected happen, and another comet, say, the size of VENUS, is likely to show up eventually, and surpass I-Son. THIS IS THE CENTURY OF THE COMET, MAYBE...

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/comet-ison-brightest-ever-solar-system-article-1.1293288

http://www.livescience.com/28068-weather-channel-explores-rogue-planet.html



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