Nightly News Update 01-14-2013

As of January 14, 2013, Comet ISON is approximately 5.122 AU from the sun.

In other news, a photographer captured this view of the moon using a Nikon D90 camera and a Celestron NexStar 5 SE telescope. Here’s another photo of the moon from another photographer using an ED100 telescope and a Canon EOS 500D camera. A twitterer captured this view of the Orion constellation, the planet Jupiter, and the Pleiades constellation (the Seven Sisters).

Also, get ready for the upcoming moon and Jupiter conjunction on January 21, 2013. This moon and Jupiter conjunction will not be this close again until 2026.

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