New Comet Could Turn Heads Or Fade

HOUSTON—Discovered on Dec. 28, 2019, the puffy greenish Comet Atlas C/2019 Y4 rapidly brightened in the northern night sky near the Big Dipper as it raced toward the Sun. Astronomers watched and offered cautious predictions that the comet, now referred to as Atlas, might rival Venus in brightness as...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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