Get ready! Comet ISON to sweep closely past Mars on October 1

Amanda LewanEarth Observation

comen isonOn Tuesday (October 1, 2013), this year’s most anticipated comet – Comet ISON – will sweep closely past the Red Planet Mars. It’ll be on its way to a Thanksgiving Day (November 28) encounter with the sun, and hopefully to a good showing in Earth’s night sky.