How to See ‘Comet of the Century’ Live Online Today

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The potential “comet of the century” is traveling fast on its way to the inner solar system, and today, you’ll have the chance to see it in action.

The online Slooh Space Camera will broadcast live shots of Comet ISON beginning today (April 30) at 5 p.m. EDT (2100 GMT) using a remotely operated observatory off the west coast of Africa in the Canary Islands. This is the second ISON update in as many months from Slooh, and you can watch the webcast live on SPACE.com.

Slooh’s President Patrick Paolucci, Slooh engineer Paul Cox and SPACE.com managing editor Tariq Malik will participate in today’s webcast. “Our goal with these ISON update shows is to give the general public an early view of this comet as it heads toward the Sun and Earth — prior to its encounters in late November and December respectively,” Paolucci said in a statement Read more…

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