Observing reports and news about comets and asteroids.
Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova zips through the predawn sky this weekend. Read more ›
An unremarkable object brightened unexpectedly, but is now fading. Read more ›
Now’s the time to enjoy the latest binocular comet. Read more ›
The comet put on an unexpectedly fine show for many months. Read more ›
Comet ISON appears to have dissipated, along with prospects for a postperihelion sight. Read more ›
From Comet of the Century to Zombie Comet to fade to black . . . Read more ›
Predicting the brightness of incoming comets has always been fraught with uncertainty. For example . . .
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I shot Comet ISON on October 8, on the first cloud-free morning we’ve had in a while. Read more ›