Comet ISON was a sungrazing comet that was expected to put on a spectacular show in Earth's sky in late 2013. However, shortly after rounding the sun's far side on Nov. 28 (U.S. Thanksgiving), the ...
Comet ISON on Nov. 16, 2013. Click to embiggen. Photo by Waldemar Skorupa, via CIOC and spaceweather.com Over the years we’ve had some pretty amazing comets swing by our planet. I remember the ones ...
Waukesha, Wis. — Because 2013 has been deemed the “Year of the Comet,” Astronomy magazine decided to dedicate a full issue these visitors from the outer solar system. The November issue contains ...
UPDATE, Nov. 29, 2:30 p.m.: Although ISON fell out of site of spacecraft observing its closest approach to the sun, it now appears at least some of it might have survived. According to NASA, ...
If you enjoy a dramatic spectacle in the sky, you have probably heard about Comet ISON, currently streaking toward the sun. (If you haven’t heard about it, bear with me—I’ll try to make it worth your ...
NEWS.CNET.COM - The moon could have some serious competition in 2013. No, we're not finally building a real Death Star, no matter how much the American people demand one. I'm talking about a surprise ...
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Some comets like it hot, but Comet ISON was not one of them. The much-anticipated flyby of the sun by Comet ISON on Thanksgiving Day 2013 is over, and instead of becoming a Great Comet… "Comet ISON ...
The animation here (by NASA / Karl Battams at the Comet ISON Observing Campaign; click to embiggen) shows the view from Nov. 20 - 23, 2013. There's a lot happening: The Earth is in the field of view ...
Gemini Observatory. (2013, May 30). Comet ISON is hurtling toward uncertain destiny with Sun. ScienceDaily. Retrieved July 9, 2019 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130530111307.htm Gemini ...
Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) will peak in late November and should remain bright well into December. If predictions hold, it should be a naked-eye object before dawn during the second half of November and ...
All along, astronomers knew that there was a real possibility that Comet ISON would not survive its passage by the sun. Now it seems like the comet may in fact be in the middle of a catastrophic ...
As near as we can tell, talk of a possible meteor shower generated from Comet ISON goes all the way back to a NASA Science News article online from April 2013. Radio observers of meteor showers should ...