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Quialiss

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Comet ISON
« on: September 24, 2013, 01:36:04 am »
Just over two weeks before STEREO-A's HI2 instrument gets it's first view of Comet ISON.  I can never decide which I love more, watching comets in all their glory through a space based telescope, or catching a glimpse of a fuzzy tail through a pair of binoculars.  Though this one might be more than a fuzzy tail! 

http://www.isoncampaign.org/potw-sep23

http://stereo-ssc.nascom.nasa.gov/comet_ison/

gwnashjr

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Re: Comet ISON
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2013, 03:07:22 am »
Either way or both, it is going to be awesome!!!

jules

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Re: Comet ISON
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2013, 05:21:56 pm »
I really, really hope this one doesn't disappoint!

ElisabethB

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Re: Comet ISON
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2013, 09:03:19 pm »
I'm trying not to get my hopes up, but failing miserably!  ;D (she said with fingers and toes crossed)

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Re: Comet ISON
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2013, 10:05:18 pm »
I am hoping it's going to be popping up on incoming  ,some time soon  ::)
Remember the spectacular appearance of Lovejoy alongside Venus !
And here's a reminder
http://www.solarstormwatch.com/favourites/5435

Quialiss

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Re: Comet ISON
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2013, 11:28:41 pm »
Late November, for incoming videos (we only look at HI2 for those).  Though we might see some odd incoming trace-its if it gets bright enough.