comet ISON http://wmuk.org en Comet ISON fades out, but still holds hope for scientists http://wmuk.org/post/comet-ison-fades-out-still-holds-hope-scientists <p>This week, the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society was forced to cancel its watch party for Comet ISON. After the comet’s trip around the sun, it’s a lot less bright and barely visible.</p><p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 22:09:06 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 10733 at http://wmuk.org Comet ISON fades out, but still holds hope for scientists Better get out your binoculars, telescope for Comet PanSTARRS http://wmuk.org/post/better-get-out-your-binoculars-telescope-comet-panstarrs <p>The Comet PanSTARRS has been within view for about a week now, but the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society has been waiting for a weekend to plan their public watch party. K.A.S. President Richard Bell says a comet is basically a piece of ice and rock leftover from when the planets were formed.</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 3177 at http://wmuk.org Better get out your binoculars, telescope for Comet PanSTARRS