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From: TerryMosel@aol.com
Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2003 18:51:06 EST
Subject: Come K-F on Soho? + radio on WWW

Hi all,

Comet C/2002 X5 (Kudo-Fujikawa) is plunging toward the Sun. On Jan. 29th,
it will pass closer to our star than the planet Mercury. Intense sunlight
will hide the encounter from sky watchers, but not from the Solar and
Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO), which is able to block the Sun's glare
using onboard coronagraphs. C/2002 X5 will enter SOHO's field of view this
weekend and remain visible until approximately the end of the month. How
bright will the comet become? How big will its tail grow? Will the comet
break apart? No one knows. You can watch the encounter by following links
from www.spaceweather.com , or the usual Soho sites.

Also, some of you have asked if you can listen to the radio prog on the Web! 
You must be masochists! I think so - try www.downtown.co.uk  -  then follow 
the usual directions to listen to live broadcast ...


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