Hear from Alan MacRobert, senior editor at skyandtelescope.com, exactly what you need to know at this time about Comet ISON. Will it be the Comet of the Century in late 2013? It’s not looking likely, but comets are notoriously unpredictable. MacRobert tells you what to expect from this comet, and how to optimize your chances for seeing it.
Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.