Science: Comet Coming

Astronomers all over the world were readying their telescopes this week for Comet Arend-Roland. which is about to make an appearance from behind the glare of the sun. This week it should become visible just after sunset, low in the northwest. It will soon climb higher in the sky, but since it will be moving away from the sun, it will gradually lose brilliance, become invisible to the naked eye about June 1.

There is a chance that Comet Arend-Roland will be the first really bright comet since 1910 (Halley's, not due to be seen again by earthlings until about 1984), but...

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