New Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON)

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SPACE.com:
SpaceRef: Comet ISON Details Beginning to Emerge

The Planetary Society Blog: An early look at Comet ISON


Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) streaks across the sky in the morning hours of Oct. 8, 2013. The image was captured by the 32-inch Schulman Telescope on Mt. Lemmon, near Tucson, Ariz.​
 

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That's a shame, I was even hoping to have an event at my house with friends to observe the comet in the morning. We'll see though, comets have made it past the sun and come out from perihelion much brighter than anticipated.
 

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Image of ISON from yesterday morning next to a few galaxies, including NGC 3428 and NGC 3429. I used a Meade 20" RCX400 Max Mount for luminance and Televue NP101is for color data along with an STL-1001e on the 20" and ST-4000XCM on the Televue.
 

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This really is one odd comet. I wonder if it's going to pull a C/2011 W3 "Lovejoy" and brighten exponentially once it moves away from the sun.
 

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Now don't kill him Sun, or I'll always sleep from sunrise to sunset :p

Weather seems to hate me right now, I went back to bed this morning after seeing clouds covering the horizon.
 

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Got up early this morning and was able to snap some pictures of it; pretty faint still though :(
 

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HubbleSite - ISONblog: ISON Update: Outbursts and Activity

NASA JPL: Three Questions About Comet ISON


SPACE.com:
The Planetary Society Blog - Karl Battams: Comet ISON: Your Half-time Report

The Planetary Society Blog - Emily Lakdawalla & Bruce Betts: Comet ISON live blog

Phys.org: Q&A: Comet ISON

Universe Today: Guide to Safely Viewing Comet ISON on Perihelion Day, November 28


Use these little pictures to help you know what direction from the sun to look for Comet ISON between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. CST Thursday Nov. 28.


Comet ISON will be under constant view Nov. 27-30 in the SOHO coronagraph, an instrument that blocks the sun so scientists can study the near-solar environment. Credit: NASA/ESA​


LiveScience:
NBC NEWS Science:
Discovery News: Will the Sun Rip Off Comet ISON's Tail?

Florida Today: Will icy comet survive close encounter with sun?

Sky & Telescope: Comet ISON Becomes a Nail-Biter

 

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Happy Perihelion day for Comet ISON!

Getting closer, let's hope she doesn't burn up!
 
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