Comet ISON makes its long-awaited swing around the sun on Thanksgiving Day. In the first days of December it will emerge into the predawn skies as — as what? A glory easily visible to the unaided eye? A fuzzy spot barely visible in binoculars? We still don’t know. Local viewers, here is what to do:
- Read reputable astro-news, like Sky and Telescope‘s ISON page.
- Come to the Hatter Planetarium’s “Sky this Month” shows on Sunday 12/1 at 4 PM or Tuesday 12/3 at Noon and 7 PM.
- Check it out for yourself.