Comet ISON could be far brighter than Comet McNaught ever was.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has just done some calculations in regards to newly-discovered Comet ISON. Result: the Sun-grazing comet, due in November 2013, could reach magnitude -11.6, which would make it about as bright as the Full Moon! The best news: this will be a Northern Hemisphere event. Still, with it being over a year away, don't go getting too excited just yet as comets are notoriously unpredictable but, on the other hand, this is one story to keep your eye on.
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