Five Comets in 2014, including Comet ISON and Comet Siding Spring - Orbits by JPL

Added: May 21, 2013 (over 2 years ago) share on facebookshare on twitter

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Four of the the featured comets, including Comet Siding Spring, will reach perihelion in 2014. The sole exception is Comet ISON (C/2012 S1). In this video, the comet orbits are seen simultaneously from July 1, 2014 to January 1, 2016.

2014 could be a great year for comet watchers, due to the expected brilliance of Comet ISON and the fact that Comet Siding Spring will barely missing Mars in October of 2014. You can find individual comet orbits on our Youtube Channel and information on a variety of comets on

If you are interested in this comets and impacts, you should read Fall of a Thousand Suns: How Near Misses and Comet Impacts affected the Religious Beliefs of our Ancestors. It is available through iBooks and Amazon.

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