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It’s been touted as possibly the brightest comet in a century, but first ISON must survive a close encounter with the sun as it reaches perihelion: just 1 million miles above the surface. Will it survive?
No one is quite sure, but NASA will be live streaming video coverage, and expert commentary this afternoon.
by SPACE.com Staff | November 27, 2013 12:00pm ET
NASA will hold a live Google+ hangout on Thursday (Nov. 28) to webcast the solar passage of Comet ISON as it whips around the sun. The webcast will begin at 1 p.m. EST (1800 GMT) and last until 3:30 p.m. EST (2030 GMT). You will be able to watch the webcast live in the window below at the start time. LATEST STORY: Comet ISON's Thursday Sun Encounter a Thanksgiving Feast for NASA