Comet ISON is a sungrazing comet discovered on 21 September 2012 by Vitali Nevski and Artyom Novichonok. The discovery was made using the 16-inch reflector of the International Scientific Optical Network near Kislovodsk, Russia and the automated asteroid-discovery program CoLiTec. It will be visible to the naked eye on or around November 6th, 2013 and will remain visible until January 2014. Continue reading for more random and interesting science facts that might surprise you.