Things to See in 2013: Comet ISON Nearing Earth May Be Brighter Than The Moon

A newly discovered Comet nearing the Earth In 2013 may be brighter than the moon, researchers say. According to astronomer Donald Yeomans, head of NASA’s Near Earth Object Program at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. “The recently discovered object, known as comet ISON, is due to fly within 1.2 million miles (1.9 million km) from the center of the sun on Nov. 28, 2013.”