Nightly News Update 01-11-2013

As of January 11, 2013, Comet ISON is approximately 5.154 AU from the sun.

In space news, astronomer Phil Plait posts this incredibly stunning image of the globular cluster 47 Tucanae:

A Stunning, Sparkling Beehive Caught by Accident

He recommends downloading the 4000 x 4000 pixel image, or the 30 Mb 8200 x 8200 pixel version.

Photographer Bryan Hanna took this photo of the Great Pollet Arch in Donegal and captured a fireball:

Fireball over The Great Pollet Arch, Co. Donegal

 

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