Nightly News Update 01-10-2013

As of January 10, 2013, Comet ISON is approximately 5.165 AU from the sun.

Comet ISON is approximately at 16th magnitude in Gemini.

At the moment, “it’s still too distant to show anything more than a bright center enveloped in a small, fuzzy coma. Come fall however, the comet is expected to blossom into a spectacle as it passes near the sun and sprouts a significant tail.”

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