Comet to soar over Israel

March 18, 2013 02:23

For the next couple of weeks, Israelis will have an opportunity during sunset and sunrise to see a comet soar through the skies.

The comet, called Panstarrs C/2011 L4, will pass by on Monday – as it did on Sunday – at sunset and a little after, visible on the right side of the setting sun, explained Dr. Igal Patel, head of the Givatayim Observatory and chairman of the Israeli Astronomical Association.

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