Heat is on as Comet ISON races toward sun

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Associated Press

 STOCKHOLM (AP) - Scientists say a comet from the fringes of the solar system will have a close encounter with the sizzling sun today.

Comet ISON is expected to get closest to the sun at 1:37 p.m. Eastern Standard Time today.
And close means about 1 million miles away.
Scientists say the comet probably won't be visible from Earth except via a NASA telescope or spacecraft.

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