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Comet ISON Visible From Middle Tennessee

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A comet heading toward the sun may be visible in middle Tennessee.

Those willing to get up early enough on a clear morning over the next few days, says NASA, might catch a glimpse of Comet ISON. It's being reported by spotters with the naked eye as a "green fuzzball" with a very faint tail.

NASA says the best viewing in the state is toward the east-southeast horizon in the pre-dawn sky, in the darkest non-urban areas.The comet was first discovered in September 2012. It will soon disappear into the sun's glare and could reappear in December or January.

Photo of Comet ISON: NASA (don't expect the comet to look like this photo taken with specialized equipment).


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