Comet coming in 2013 could be brighter than the moon12/30/2012
When the comet ISON passes by Earth in 2013, you might get an eyeful. It could be the brightest comet seen from Earth for many generations. Emphasis on could be. The moment of truth comes when ISON zaps past the sun in late 2013. If it passes close enough for the sun's heat to create a tail of ice particles, but not close enough to be disintegrated, then we're in luck. That's when ISON could be "brighter even than the full moon" when it passes by Earth, according to British astronomer David Whitehouse. Scientists think ISON’s trajectory and composition are comparable to a legendary comet sighting in 1680, which was reportedly visible during daytime. [Source]
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