Hurtling from the depths of our solar system is a city-sized chunk of ice and rock; comet ISON could create the most spectacular sight in our skies for decades.

Comet of the Century

Comets have fascinated and terrified us for thousands of years. Traditionally seen as harbingers of doom, they can cast a spell on some of us even today. But for scientists comets are a fascinating opportunity to learn more about our solar system and us. Now a city-sized chunk of ice and rock is hurtling towards us - comet ISON and it could create the most spectacular sight in our skies for decades.

Release Date:

2013