Space

Celestial visitor

Print edition : December 13, 2013

Comet ISON is seen in this five-minute exposure taken at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Centre on November 8 at 10.40 GMT. At the time this picture was taken, Comet ISON was 156 million km from the earth. Photo: Aaron Kingery/NASA/Reuters

The bust of Edmond Halley in the Museum of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, London. Photo: Klaus-Dieter Keller

The newly discovered Comet ISON has excited the scientific community in India, which is going all out to ensure that as many people as possible are able to view it.
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