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‘Comet of Century’ may be seen in PH ‘if you know where to look’

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A streaking ball of ice, dust and rock dubbed by some science journalists as the “Comet of the Century” will make its very first trip around the sun on Thursday, keeping astronomers on tenterhooks as to whether or not it will “sizzle or fizzle.”  PHOTO FROM NASA.GOV

A streaking ball of ice, dust and rock dubbed by some science journalists as the “Comet of the Century” will make its very first trip around the sun on Thursday, keeping astronomers on tenterhooks as to whether or not it will “sizzle or fizzle.”

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Stargazers alert: Comet debris to create great balls of fire

cartoon, august 10, 2013

Stargazers will be treated to a spectacular fireball show early next week when Earth hits a belt of comet debris known as the Perseids, astronomers say.

Posted: August 10th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Night sky spectacles expected this year

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THE YEAR 2013 is one of the good years for those who love to check the night skies. Two comets that will be visible to the naked eye highlight the clumping of five planets, two lunar eclipses and eight meteor showers.

Posted: January 11th, 2013 in Headlines,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

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