SMC's Ron Olowin Offers Insight on Comet ISON's Fate with Lamorinda Weekly

Ron Olowin interviewed by the Lamorinda Weekly about Comet ISONThe Lamorinda Weekly, the free newspaper serving the East Bay communities of Lafayette, Orinda and Moraga, interviewed Saint Mary's astronomy and physics professor Ron Olowin about the fate of comet ISON for the story "Trailing Remnants of Comet ISON."

The sun-grazing comet's close orbit around the sun on November 28 generated interest among star gazers who had hoped it would survive the close encounter. Olowin weighed in on the possibility that a small nucleus of the comet may still be intact.

Read the story.

Date of Mention: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013