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Interactive Star Charts, Planets, Meteors, Comets, Telescopes. APOD. Heavens Above. ISS - Visible Passes. STS-132 - Visible Passes. Mars Exploration Rover Mission: Home. Cassini. Phoenix. SpaceWeather. Weather Resources. SolarSoft Latest Events. C/2009 R1 McNaught - June 2010. From Sky & Tel...

C/2009 R1 McNaught - June 2010

We rarely see a good comet when it's at its best. Most comets are brightest when nearest the Sun - just when they’re most likely to be hidden in the Sun’s glare or below the sunrise or sunset horizon. Hayabusa Mission.