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Large comet to ram into Mars in 2014?

  Astronomers predict a large-scale disaster on the Red Planet in October 2014, when a comet may ram into Mars, creating a 500-kilometer crater, the website of the Russian observatory…

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‘Brighter than a full moon’: The biggest star of 2013… could be Ison – the comet of the century

A comet discovered by two Russian astronomers will be visible from Earth next year. Get ready for a  once-in-a lifetime light show, says David Whitehouse. At the moment it is…


The Comet Venus

During the centuries when Venus was a comet, it had a tail. What could give Venus the appearance of a star throwing out smoke?   The Vedas said that the…