Recent images of Comet ISON along with spectral data. Credit and copyright: Chris Schur. Undoubtedly, you've been seeing the recent images of Comet ISON now that it is approaching its close encounter with the Sun on November 28. …
If we're lucky, then in just a few days' time we could witness one of the most spectacular sights in the night sky for a generation or more. Astronomers hope that on 3 December a comet will appear on the eastern horizon - Comet Ison. …
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(Update: Thanksgiving Day, 2:18 PM ET: Astronomers working with NASA’s Comet ISON Observing Campaign (CIOC) continue to monitor ISON’s progress as it swings around the sun. No word yet on its condition, though the CIOC …
Comet ISON may no longer be streaking across the sky, but that doesn't mean it's completely obliterated. Dean Pesnell, Project Scientist at the Solar Dynamics Observatory at NASA, said there's still something to be learned from the …
Now there is rising anticipation as we watch the development of comet C/2012 S1 ISON, dubbed the "Comet of the Century" (rather unfortunate, as the last comet called "Comet of the Century" was underperforming C/1973 E1 …
Comet Lovejoy is currently roughly equal to ISON in brightness, and it's much better placed for observers in the Northern Hemisphere, above the constellation Leo. The Moon will be lighting up the morning sky starting November 16th, but …
The time has come to step out under the stars and see the latest comet the outer solar system has thrown at us. Comet ISON (C/2012 S1), discovered more than a year ago, has engendered huge interest from those who think it may be …
Will Comet Ison, the so-called Comet of the Century, dazzle or fizzle when it has its close encounter with the Sun? Will it survive its perilously close approach, or split into millions of fragments and, like a Thanksgiving turkey, roast? The …
Astronomers and amateur star-gazers alike are gearing up for what may be the brightest comet to ever whizz through the inner solar system. Comet ISON is set to cruise through space this fall and NASA is already readying a team of …