Monday, February 23, 2009

The Sky Might Glow Green Tonight

There will be a huge comet streaking through the sky late tonight. You may not be able to see it if you're in a city. We have known of its existence for only two years. But if you raise your eyes heavenwards tonight, you might just catch a glimpse of the comet Lulin. Glowing green, it will come within 38million miles of Earth, the closest it has ever been, and about the same distance away as Mars. More at MORE: Naked eye comet graces the skies Stargazers in for a treat as green comet 'the size of Jupiter ... Comet Lulin arrives tonight - break out your telescopes CNB RSS Feed