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Comet Ison is Coming For Thanksgiving, Maybe

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Comet ISON, coming from the far edge of the solar system, is making its' closest approach to the Sun on Thanksgiving day. Astronomy lover Dennis Schmidt explains why this comet is particularly interesting to scientists, and shares some tips on seeing it.

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Jenny Junker came to WCAI in 2007. She creates art and photos for WCAI's website, including the slideshows about life at the radio station. She is production assistant for "The Point."