Archive for February 19th, 2009

Lulin, the Green Comet

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

NASA: “Comet Lulin, named after the observatory in Taiwan where the discovery-photo was taken, is now approaching Earth…It is a green beauty that could become visible to the naked eye any day now…The comet makes its closest approach to Earth (0.41 AU) on Feb. 24, 2009”

Check out this amazing photo, taken by amateur astronomer Jack Newton: