Groups such as the Newbury Astronomical Society are eagerly awaiting Comet Ison's arrival in November 2013. It is predicated to be a once-in-a-lifetime event. Another comet called 2014 LA will be visible from the region in the Spring. Comets originate in the Oort cloud, more than a light year away.
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Families across the South East are still anxiously waiting for news of their loved ones in Nepal.
Tuesday night's weather for the east of the region
Tuesday night's weather for the west of the region